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Roots Records Closing Storefront at the End of the Month

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Roots Records Closing Storefront at the End of the Month

Shortly after celebrating their 20th anniversary, Roots Records announced it would be closing its store at the end of the month. The record shop said yesterday on their Facebook page that they’ll remain in business, but will maintain an online presence only. “hey ya’ll….we/roots are gonna be moving soon…to on-line only…we will still be present […]

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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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Used Kids Records Relocating to Old North Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Used Kids Records Relocating to Old North Columbus

One of the oldest vinyl shops in Columbus — Used Kids Records has been a campus-area institution for over 30 years. And today the owners of the store announced that the legacy will continue in a new area when the shop moves from 1980 North High Street to 2500 Summit Street — right across from […]

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Movies, Music & Beer at Studio 35

Hope Madden Hope Madden Movies, Music & Beer at Studio 35

Spring approaches, and Studio 35 Cinema and Drafthouse is asking the hard questions. Do you enjoy rock music and day drinking? Do you have a hankering to buy and/or sell some vinyl? And, how can you have any pudding if you don’t eat your meat? Stacy Cook has the answers. After six years of managing […]

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Musicol Studio – Pressing Vinyl and Recording Since 1966

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Musicol Studio – Pressing Vinyl and Recording Since 1966

We purchase vinyl for a myriad of reasons: the sound carries a higher quality of texture and richness, the waxy vinyl is elegant and majestic as it spins on the turntable, Record Store Day is the new Black Friday and it’s a little treasure hunt when you sift through someone’s collection in search for the right record. […]

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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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