The Record Store Book on display!

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My partner, Mike Spitz, will be at Counterpoint this Saturday

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April 30, 2015 · 7:21 pm

HypeBot shout-out!

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Hypebot.com is raffling my book! How dope!
The described the stores in The Record Store Book as “These outposts anchor the music scenes for the communities they serve; and, as far as I’m concerned, deserve to be places on the National Historic Register.”

Check out Hypebot.com by clicking here.

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Record Store Day 2015!

The book was out just in time for RSD 2015! Woohooo! On April 18, Mike and I had two signings that morning prior to the big party in the evening in downtown LA. We first stopped at Jacknife Records & Tapes and stayed for a couple of hours with Trevor. We sold about 9 books, and one woman bought three. She called the book “tremendous” –WOW!
But our very first customer was Phillip — he was sold right away. He just started collecting vinyl and he said he is loving his new hobby. He was a sweetheart.

This is him:

Phillip -- our first customer of the day!

Phillip — our first customer of the day!

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After Jacknife we went down to the heart of Hollywood to Record Parlour — that place was happening! WOW! Chad and Chris threw a partay!! There were two bands scheduled to play once we left and there was a constant flow of people. Great store !

Here are some photos of the Record Parlour signing:
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Above: This is Michael, from Germany, he was such a gentleman and was super interested in vinyl, and the BOOK! We recommended he go visit Kevin Donan from As the Record Turns, and he went straight there. Next thing we know there’s a photo of Kevin and him on Facebook with our book!  Thank you, Michael!!

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L.A. Book Launch Party and Signing for The Record Store Book

What a wonderful experience!
I walked into The Love Song Bar (highly recommend) with my family and right away friends and family welcomed me with cheers!! It felt like a dream. I’ll remember that moment forever. There were so many beautiful faces greeting me and it was hug after hug. It was magical. Even my Tia Fe was there — my 70-something year-old aunt. I have to thank my sweet cousin, Nancita, for bringing her for this momentous occasion!

 

 

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Jetsetter Report: OMNI Orlando at ChampionsGate

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Rad ad promoting the Book!

“The Vinyl District launched in 2007 as an homage to the vinyl medium and Washington, DC’s remaining record stores. In its second year, The Vinyl District (or TVD) partnered with Record Store Day (itself in its second year) as the “official blog” of the event, and with this partnership TVD’s audience became both national and international.”

Ad featured on VinylDistrict.com

Ad featured on VinylDistrict.com

Check out the Vinyl District’s dope web site, here.

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