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30 Years and Still Kicking: The Ongoing Plight of Used Kids Records

Hannah Herner Hannah Herner 30 Years and Still Kicking: The Ongoing Plight of Used Kids Records

Three decades later, and the records keep spinning. Used Kids Records celebrate its 30th anniversary.

“I’d like to think even though we’re thirty years old, we’re not over the hill. Fifty is the new over the hill, right?” asks Greg Hall, who has been the owner of local vinyl shop Used Kids Records since he took it over in 2014. Hall’s involvement with the store actually started in 1979 at […]

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Broken Records & Beehives Combines Hair and Music

Nen Lin Soo Nen Lin Soo Broken Records & Beehives Combines Hair and Music

“Be careful what you wish for” is almost always uttered with a negative connotation in mind. And when Broken Records & Beehives co-owner, Jeremy Scott, jokingly suggested to his wife, Allison Scott, the idea of starting a record store with a shared space with her to work on people’s hair, it almost seemed too good […]

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Explore Columbus: Guide to Local Record Stores

Nen Lin Soo Nen Lin Soo Explore Columbus: Guide to Local Record Stores

More and more articles are being written these days about the comeback of vinyl records in everyday life. Backed up with numbers from various reports including the Nielsen Company & Billboard’s Music Industry Report, vinyl sales have a recorded increase in the previous years. Whether you’ve been an avid record collector for years, or have […]

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Spoonful Records Brings Vintage Vinyl Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Brett Ruland is a lifelong record collector, and on July 17th he’ll be opening up that collection to share with the public. Spoonful Records is the name of his new vintage vinyl shop opening at 116 E. Long Street, next door to B1 Bicycles. The music selection at Spoonful will include rock, jazz and soul […]

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Record stores maintain groove amid drop in sales

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Dispatch: Niche stores maintain groove amid drop in overall sales of recordings By Aaron Beck In the world of music, life used to revolve around Tuesday. The new-release day invariably translated into steady crowds and healthy sales for record-store owners — a day for the faithful to pick up a long-awaited album, listen […]

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More music fans are turning, returning to vinyl

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote More music fans are turning, returning to vinyl records Tuesday, March 4, 2008 BY AARON BECK If you had called Kyle Siegrist a genius a few years ago, he would have thanked you, then called you a fool. Five years after the audiophile opened Lost Weekend Records in Clintonville — where 90 […]

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