The shop will have extended hours, free live music and special releases Saturday, April 20.
Found Sound in Ferndale will celebrate Record Store Day on Saturday, April 20, with extended hours, free live music and special releases. The shop will be open from 10 a.m. to midnight to participate for the first time in the international event that began in 2008 and now is celebrated the third Saturday each April, according to the Record Store Day website. The following bands will perform Saturday during the event at Found Sound. "With the big box stores, a lot of people don't realize there are still independent record shops," Found Sound manager Ray Hayosh said. "It's a place where you can find stuff you didn't know existed. You can talk about music. It's a gathering place; it's not just a retail space where you go to buy stuff." Rock …
Found Sound marks its first six months, and we say farewell to vinyl staple Record Collector.
- Jeff Milo
Thursday, December 27, 2012
You're opening a Record Store? I say that's great news! Some will say you're crazy. Some will say it won't last. But still... you're doing it; here... in our town, shelving dust-frayed sheaths of grooved wax mystically inscribed with music, 3-minute snippets of history, melodic musings of trailblazing troubadours, be they disco balladeers or nightclub crooners, be they antagonistic folk strumming scribes or guitar-shredding arena rockers... A Record Store. The idea of it seems ever quaint or futile in the midst of our losing The Record Collector, with owner/manager Warren Westfall closing his doors within the week. In a letter to his community of supporters and crate-digging shoppers printed in the Ferndale Friends this month, Westfall …