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Corner Record Shop defies digital revolution

by (JordanSchulte)

Submitted 02-19-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

In an unassuming plaza on Chicago Drive, between a family diner and a used car lot, sits the Corner Record Shop. Inside you’ll find over 80,000 alphabetized records, tapes, CDs and more. Owner Steve Williamson says he isn’t sure exactly...

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Heartside record shop to showcase memories

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 02-11-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Dodds Record Store, a staple in the Heartside neighborhood of Grand Rapids for over 30 years, is undergoing a metamorphosis that will result in the record store becoming less of a store and more of a museum paying homage to the cultural and musical...

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Grand Rapids Record & CD show welcomes statewide dealers to local event

by (r.r.collins11)

Submitted 06-12-2013 under NEWS

This Saturday, June 15, the Grand Rapids Record/CD Show will be selling records, CD's, cassettes, 8-track tapes, t-shirts, books and music memorabilia at the Riverfront Hotel (270 Ann Street). The show is the largest in the area...

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Play it again: Local record shop keeps spinning vinyl

by (i.sarnicola)

Submitted 12-06-2012 under NEWS

It's 1:00 pm on a Saturday afternoon, and the Corner Record Shop parking lot is full, forcing customers to find parking in the adjacent lot next door. Neil Young's Harvest is playing softly in the background, and the scent of Nag Champa...

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For the record: Vertigo Music

by (GRCC Compositio...)

Submitted 03-16-2012 under OPINION

This article was written by Ben Villar, Itza Suarez, Mikaela Chambers, Lexi Rice, and Matt Nortier for EN 102H: Digital Literacy at GRCC. She vigorously washed her hands, then washed them a second time just to be sure they were clean. Her fingertips...

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National Record Store Day is here again

by (K_to_the_ukla)

Submitted 04-15-2011 under NEWS

Audiophiles, listen up!In case you have not heard, tomorrow is National Record Store Day. Started in 2008, the official Record Store Day website describes it as a celebration of the unique culture that develops around independently owned record...

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WYCE talks to Drew Howard, Michigan's steel guitar wiz

by (WYCE)

Submitted 01-04-2011 under NONPROFITS

They call him "Captain Midnite." I decided to leave that one to the imagination, though through 33 years of music, a 62 album discography ('I think maybe I'm missing a couple') and 'thousands of bands', Michigan's...

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