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10:56 am on Tuesday March 5, 2013

Charleston Record Expo returning March 16

Monster Music & Movies is once again slated to host the Charleston Record Expo, this year on Saturday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with everything that is a vinyl lover’s dream come true with thousands of LPs, 45s, and miscellaneous music...
9:30 am on Wednesday October 6, 2010

Charleston's 52.5 Records calls it quits on October 23 (updated x2: closing date pushed forward)

Update October 6: Well folks, it looks like the final business day has been pushed up to October 23rd. Here's the plan for the final day according to an email we just received: Final Day (any remaining stock is 52.5 %off ) . Art show (sales to...
5:59 pm on Wednesday January 14, 2009

In the year 2009 vinyl has little glory left

Image by Flickr user BinaryApe Image by 20090114-vinyl.jpg A piece in The Post and Courier chats about four places you can find vinyl records in Charleston in the year 2009. Sadly, the first of those four places is a museum. Ouch! The glory days...
9:26 pm on Tuesday January 6, 2009

Two Columbia record shops call it quits

After decades of service, Columbia's two Sounds Familiar record stores are calling it quits and will close up by the end of February. In 2000 the store had its most profitable year, but by 2002 it had one of its leas profitable years. Head over to...
7:44 pm on Thursday July 31, 2008

Vinyl record-love offers hope for Charleston music stores

Image by Flickr user julianrodImage by 20080730_vinyl.jpg Vinyl records offer a long-debated way of listening to music, one that allows for improvements over many digital formats, especially MP3s. With the recent troubles in the realm of local music...
5:24 am on Monday June 9, 2008

Millennium Music closing and farewell party

Update: The Post and Courier adds a few more details, like the rent for the store was $30,000 (according to a lease for the space). Original story: After 15 years Charleston's landmark music store Millennium Music is closing. But they're going out...