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2010 Year-end Roundup!

ARChive of Contemporary Music 2010 Year-end Roundup! – An overview of last year’s projects and activities it’s official: the oughts are over…. Uh, did you notice ARC’s subtle new sign outside on White Street?   Yes, we now have the look of a… read more >>

Sale Continues

The sale is still going strong, but bad weather and the bad economy, are not our friends.   But YOU can befriend us anytime by coming down and shopping at our Holiday Record + CD Sale!   NOW through Dec 19, everyday 11-6pm. Just… read more >>

Foreign Affairs

A fresh post (the overseas kind) has brought the latest issue of the Japanese edition of WaxPoetics and a reprint of a story they saw on one of our posts (the blog kind).  I added some images to Dan Neely’s original story… read more >>

Brazilian Guitar Fuzz Bananas

As you may know ARC is building a Brasilian/Brazilian Collection.  Now if YOU are building a Brasilian/Brazilian Collection, I think the next record you should get is Brazilian Guitar Fuzz Bananas, Tropicalia Psychedelic Masterpieces 1967 – 1976. (Tropicalia In Furs, USA, WPFC… read more >>

But You Need An Electron Microscope…

There are some great things to see in Ohio. Having eschewed a junket to see Cleveland’s Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame when it first opened (knee-jerk reaction when I heard that they used funds from the Ohio school system.  Nice summary here )… read more >>

trickle-down donations

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 >>

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 >>

Walkin’ 9-5

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

Dave Clark – Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay

We know the world has lost its moral compass when Gandhi chotskis hit the auction block.  Further proof is when former rockstars ask for a favor, on a quick turnaround, and than stiff you.  No we won’t go into ALL the folks… read more >>

Holiday Record + CD Sale

We hope you can all vist the ARC and drop by for our Holiday Record + CD Sale THIS YEAR we feature 92.6% new stock (sold off everything left over last year to Lebanon!) So there will be :  tons of JAZZ… read more >>

Happy 105th Birthday “Whistling Girl”

Today, the stars aligned while I was alphabetizing the “J” section of the ARChive’s collection of 78 rpm records – a small collection here of about 8,000.  Tucked in between the Harry James and the James Johnson was a runty nine-inch record… read more >>

The Whole World In His Hands

Watching the Dems wonderful halftime show in the stadium last night there was a little aside that was fascinating.  The starting point was the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Have A Dream” speech in Washington DC.   Margaret Warner, a  PBS… read more >>

We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Badges!

Unable to push through a “Cross Dressing” or edible “Trans-fat” merit badge last fall the Los Angeles Boy Scouts (50,000 strong) have approved the “Respect Copyrights” patch, sponsored by the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America). Antenna up about exactly what sponsorship… 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 >>

The Latest Sect

This just in : Today, 5/22/2008, the N Y Times posts a story on Acrassicauda, the (only?) Iraqi Heavy Metal band, who just happen to be named after a species of black scorpion. There’s a new documentary about them and their love… read more >>