Nov 22, 2010
Records, records, records...nothing but records
Here's the scoop on the second of the two annual Archive of Contemporary Music sales coming up in December:
Saturday, Dec 11 – Sunday, Dec 19
Everyday 11 am. to 6 pm
54 White Street, NYC 10013
Admission is free! New items daily. Over 20,000 items for sale
Become a member, and join other ARC members for our fab & exclusive pre-sale COCKTAIL PARTY, Thursday, Dec 9. Not only can you shop early, but this year Mike from Bonnie’s Grill in Brooklyn will be hand-grilling sliders, Kenny the singing bus driver promises a ‘special’ drink, and if we’re lucky it will be champagne again from the lovely folks at the Bubble Lounge .
You can now join online or call for details – 212-226-6967
Help support the ARChive – a not-for-profit music library – America’s largest and BEST popular music collection.
YOU could also donate recordings and materials to the collection – we take any music or music related materials – LPs, CDs, books, posters, etc.
We’re still hugging the ground floor @ 54 White St. 3 short blocks south of Canal, between Broadway & Church in Tribeca. Take the 1 train to Franklin, or any train to Canal.
CDs are NEW donations from record companies, NOT used, returns or defects! Mostly pop and rock recordings. Collectible LPs are priced below book value. Hundreds of CDs are priced at $1 to $5 each. Cassettes + Classical LPs – 2 for $1.00 Just released NEW & HOT CDs are $5 – $10.
PLUS – 7″ singles. The endless job of alphabetically sorting the singles continues in the basement, and it looks like third copies of the letters “E” “F” and “G” will be on SALE. many desirable and hard to find – PLUS Old + new music books, books of all kinds actually – sealed/unopened LPs – African, Reggae & world-music releases – videos. Sorry to say the laserdiscs are all gone! – 60s psychedelic posters
THIS YEAR $5 specials – Sony Yule log DVDs, just released by Johnny Cash, Mariah Carey and Kenny Chesney; Nearly all Resident CDs, on Mute records (more than 1/2 the price of downloading); Return To Forever DVDs, live @ Montreux (cheapest on Amazon = $9.91)
One of our neighbors moved – and they were food stylists, so TONS of high end and junky kitchenware was donated to the Astroturf Yardsale of 50s kitchen stuff and clothing!!!
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In case you don't live close enough to go, or have just never been...here's a look at the WFMU Record Fair from this year courtesy of Goldmine magazine: