Pure Pop Radio’s Countdown to Record Store Day 2015: Wednesday

For day three of Pure Pop Radio’s exclusive countdown to Record Store Day 2015, I thought it would be fun to revisit the freedom I experienced in my late teens, driving around Long Island, visiting various secondhand record stores and snagging treasures beyond my wildest dreams. (Click on the image to enlarge) Right from the … Read morePure Pop Radio’s Countdown to Record Store Day 2015: Wednesday

Pure Pop Radio’s Countdown to Record Store Day 2015: Tuesday

Day two of our exclusive countdown to Record Store Day 2015 continues with another look at past vinyl finds snagged through the years for my ever-growing collection. Today I offer an eclectic bunch of platters–a group of treasured releases that, many, many years later, still hold a place in my vinyl heart, starting with a … Read morePure Pop Radio’s Countdown to Record Store Day 2015: Tuesday

Spinning Gold: Record Store Day 2014 Delights Vinylites in Catonsville, Maryland

The national holiday of vinyl worship, held on one blessed day a year, has once again come and gone, but this year–this year of limited releases from big names; medium names; and smaller, perhaps hungrier names, and a special, most smile-inducing, now coveted item–was perhaps the best of them all, a day in the year … Read moreSpinning Gold: Record Store Day 2014 Delights Vinylites in Catonsville, Maryland

Hunting for Vinyl Vibes: A Visit to Trax on Wax

It was much like the old days, when I would make my rounds in Greenwich Village, going from record shop to record shop, flipping through the stacks and bins for those hard-to-find gems that had somehow eluded my grasp along the way. It was much like those hours on end, when conversation with a record … Read moreHunting for Vinyl Vibes: A Visit to Trax on Wax