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Lost Tunes

2 years agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

As Record Store Day approaches, a look at some of Toronto's past music merchants. Toronto’s history with record stores runs deep. Yonge Street, especially during the 1980s, typified the diversity of the city’s music shops, from giants like A&A and Sam the Record Man to assorted general, specialist or used stores filled with racks of vinyl. Across the rest of the city, music lovers could shop at chain outlets [.
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Record Store Day, An Annual Celebration of Independently Owned Record Stores

Odd : Laughing Squid (17 hours ago)

This Saturday, April 19th, record stores on six continents will be celebrating Record Store Day, an annual event honoring independently owned and operated music shops. Created in 2007 and kicked off the following year, the event is ... Read Post

Toronto Shops Plan Free Shows For Record Store Day

Canada / Toronto : Torontoist (12 months ago)

The annual celebration of record stores is now in its sixth year. Record Store Day began in 2007 and has grown into a North America-wide party, held on the third Saturday of April (in other words, this Saturday). To celebrate, music... Read Post

What We Saw At Record Store Day 2012

Canada / Toronto : Torontoist (2 years ago)

This past weekend, Record Store Day shoppers were treated to live performances from bands like Born Ruffians, Plants & Animals, and The Elwins. Many of Toronto’s music shops had sales and special offerings on Record Store Day, which... Read Post

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