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Post by chingon » Tue Nov 21, 2006 4:34 pm

so, is there anywhere anymore to buy NEW records?  do i have to drive to lawrence? 
(confession: despite an irresponsibly large collection of records...i have never bought a newly released record in my life)

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Post by voltopt » Tue Nov 21, 2006 4:43 pm

ebay, which takes the fun out of browsing.
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Post by trailerkid » Tue Nov 21, 2006 5:59 pm

chingon wrote: so, is there anywhere anymore to buy NEW records?  do i have to drive to lawrence? 
(confession: despite an irresponsibly large collection of records...i have never bought a newly released record in my life)
I thought the basement of Prospero's had some new vinyl, but maybe I'm wrong. Zebadee's doesn't?

If there isn't a place to buy new records in KCMo-- for shame!

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Post by anniewarbucks » Wed Nov 22, 2006 12:09 pm

I found a website that you can buy records http://www.lpnow.com/index.html .
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Post by warwickland » Fri Nov 24, 2006 7:15 pm

i bet there is SOMEWHERE in kc that has new vinyl...ive never been able to keep tabs of all the record stores in kc for some reason. zebedees, if it doesnt now, might have new vinyl in the future seeing as how he was going to start ordering more new release cds...or allowing one to order there anyway.

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Re: new vinyl?

Post by eternalvibe » Sun Nov 26, 2006 1:23 am

so is deepfix records closed?  i did see a twc bill on the door when i was waiting for the 39th & adams bus...
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Post by WinchesterMysteryHouse » Sun Dec 03, 2006 7:17 pm

Hey - He's right about the shop in Prospero's basement.  Corner of 39th + Bell.  They call it "Red Rooster's." Their MySpace profile weekly posts a list of new arrivals.  Stop in, good place.  Zebedee's stock is collector-quality and the staff are helpful, knowledgable and supportive of our local venues.  In a word, cool. 

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Post by heatherkay » Mon Dec 04, 2006 6:19 pm

I don't know how far you're willing to go, but out here in the wilds of Shawnee there is a store called "Vinyl Renaissance" (I think -- it's definitely vinyl something or other) at the corner of Shawnee Mission Pkwy and Quivira.

ETA -- Their website is http://www.vinyl-renaissance.com/servlet/StoreFront

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Re: new vinyl?

Post by chingon » Tue Dec 05, 2006 12:18 pm

i personally think vinyl renaissance is the best record store in the city (now), but they carry used vinyl.  i don't know that they have many new titles. 

thanks for the responses, i'd heard about, but have not yet been to zebedee's.  deep fix's stock is not what i'm into.  i guess i didn't know red rooster had new records, i've been in 2 or 3 times, and liked it given its rather limitted but tasteful selection, but must have missed the new section. 

anyway, i don't think the release i'm looking for is out on record yet, so i've settle for the digital download, which is how i get most of my new music.  it'll probably be another 5 years before i really care enough about another new release to buy an actual record.  in the meantime, i'll piss away my paychecks at stan's record conventions in lenexa.

p.s. - to all the vinyl junkies, the final day of stan's is the best place to buy used records in kc, hands down.  but you probably already new that.

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Re: new vinyl?

Post by KC0KEK » Tue Dec 05, 2006 12:26 pm

Where are some good places to get used CDs?

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Post by anniewarbucks » Tue Dec 05, 2006 12:34 pm

CD Tradepost. I know that there is one by the 6th Street Hyvee in Lawrence.
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Post by WinchesterMysteryHouse » Tue Dec 05, 2006 7:25 pm

Midtown's 1/2 Price Books- any discs that slip by the knowledgable staff are 5.88 and up.  Locally owned- search eBay for a KC seller

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Post by trailerkid » Tue Dec 05, 2006 7:56 pm

KC0KEK wrote: Where are some good places to get used CDs?
Do you have a time machine?

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Post by KC0KEK » Wed Dec 06, 2006 7:36 am

^^ If I did, I'd go back to 1988-1989 and the used CD and record store across from Jesse Hall in Columbia. That place had a great selection even though CDs were still relatively new at the time.

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Re: new vinyl?

Post by chrizow » Tue Jan 09, 2007 12:45 pm

chingon wrote: in the meantime, i'll piss away my paychecks at stan's record conventions in lenexa.

p.s. - to all the vinyl junkies, the final day of stan's is the best place to buy used records in kc, hands down.  but you probably already new that.
discuss. 

also, what are some other places to get (gently used) records? 

so far we have:  Zebedee's, Rooster's, Vinyl Renaissance, Stan's (?), and i've heard about a flea market or something on 75th that is supposed to be good.  any tips?

more importantly, what the hell happened to Music Exchange?  i know the proprietor moved to the Bottoms, then DIED, but what happened to all those records? 

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Post by WinchesterMysteryHouse » Tue Jan 09, 2007 6:51 pm

I met Ron Rooks one night at Connie's Gennessee Inn, a bar near Kemper.  He holla'd at my group and asked us up.  The warehouse facility is enormous, and packed w/ records and music memorabilia.  Probably 30K square feet.  Absurd. 

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Post by chrizow » Tue Jan 09, 2007 8:54 pm

WinchesterMysteryHouse wrote: I met Ron Rooks one night at Connie's Gennessee Inn, a bar near Kemper.  He holla'd at my group and asked us up.  The warehouse facility is enormous, and packed w/ records and music memorabilia.  Probably 30K square feet.  Absurd. 

is it open for the public to go make purchases?

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Post by WinchesterMysteryHouse » Wed Jan 10, 2007 7:06 pm

Doesn't seem so.  The entryway is convoluted and the stock was unorganized in stacks and rows of stacks.  Here's a fun rumor.  DJ Shadow was visiting town last year and Rooks turned down a 1.5 million offer for it all. 

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Re: new vinyl?

Post by chingon » Wed Feb 28, 2007 10:05 am

Fellow junkies:

Stan's Record Show
Radisson Hotel
Convention Center Ballrooms A&B
12601 W 95th
Lenexa, KS

9:00-3:30
03.18.07
$3 Admission

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Re: new vinyl?

Post by chrizow » Thu Mar 01, 2007 2:05 pm

mmmm, vinyl.

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