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Why I Collect Vinyl: Frank

A while back I reached out to the FleaMarket Funk family to find out exactly why you guys collected vinyl. It is an obsession like no other, and we all are motivated by different reasons, influenced by different people, and have a story to tell. 827 more words


Record Store Wednesdays: "The Best Of Diana Ross" (1972)

I’m in love with this 1972 German import LP I picked up at an FYE store in the Atlanta-area — the cover is gorgeous and the record itself in mint condition.  387 more words

Diana Ross

Interpreting Record Store Content and Experience

As I noted in my first blog post, one of my favorite things to do is roam around and dig through the shelves and bins of record stores.   1,544 more words


Welcome to The Syncopated Beat

Recently, I decided to pick up an instrument for the first time since high school. Starting in elementary school, I played the clarinet, piano, cymbals in the drumline ( 350 more words


Record Store Wednesdays: "Changes" By T-Boy Ross

Browsing through the “Diana Ross” section at Wax N Facts Records in Atlanta, I came across this promo copy of the 1979 LP Changes by Diana’s younger brother, T-Boy Ross.   299 more words

Studio Album

Record Stores Tokyo

Here’s the big one.

I visited over 20 record stores while I was in Tokyo, most of them on a big couple of days, and many of them just to pop in, take a few pics, have a quick chat to the folks running the show, and get an idea of what the store was about.  2,172 more words


Of nostalgia & nightmare

Brother scored me this old album last week, after spotting a copy at the bargain bin of a record bar in Robinsons Metro East. How to describe their music? 210 more words