Dick Rosemont's venture in record retail in Santa Fe, NM. Former Flat, Black & Circular partner brings his expertise to the Southwest. Selling new, used and audiophile albums and always buying good, clean LPs.
Operating as usual
As of December 2, the Guy In The Groove is back open. Hours for now are Monday-Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm. We are available to buy albums day or evening, 7 days a week. (505) 699-3332.
Fun to see folks browsing the bins!
The first RSD "Drop" is this weekend. The Guy is not able to be open Saturday (29th), but I will be on hand most of Monday. Check in/come by to see what titles are on hand! 505 699-3332
The Guy In The Groove is back open! Regular hours are 9-5, Monday-Saturday. 215 N Guadalupe inside Constellation, with free parking front and back. Come browse a wide array of clean record albums.
The Guy In The Groove will reopen Monday, June 1st. Regular hours return: 9-5 Monday-Saturday. I'm available in the meantime to buy records and/or advise. 505 699-3332
Thank you for your patience and support.
Who knows if/when we'll see Amoeba again in Hollywood.
nbclosangeles.com Amoeba Music will not reopen its iconic Sunset Boulevard location due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but management of the Hollywood record store said Monday it hopes to open its new Hollywood Boulevard location earlier than expected in the fall. “This is heartbreaking for us,” Amoeba’s management ...
rollingstone.com Charting the rise, fall, resurrection and legacy of the beloved vinyl format, which helped bring rock & roll to the masses
The 2020 Record Store Day list is out! Let me know if there are specific titles you'd like me to order for you. This year it is Saturday, April 18th. As always, that day at the shop is a party!
recordstoreday.com Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1400 independently owned record stores in the US and thousands of similar stores internationally. The first Rec...
You’ll enjoy this fun audio/visual trip through the ‘60s.
“The juxtaposition of music, pictures and talk was excellent.”
“Mr. Rosemont has an incredible breadth of knowledge and his presentation is very engaging."
The Guy has relocated!
So it wasn't really supposed to be a stack of records—or pancakes!
billboard.com "It had nothing to do with a stack of records. If it were IHOP, everyone would think that it looks like a stack of pancakes."
nytimes.com The Archive of Contemporary Music is losing its space in TriBeCa.
Thanks to Ed Odel for sharing this.
toprecordplayers.com Learn the full history of record players: how they came to be and were developed, how they’ve evolved over the last one hundred years, and what modern features turntables now offer.
Acknowledging—and lamenting—the passing of Dr. John, here’s what I believe was his first recording session. The 1958 album was cut when Mac Rebennack was just 16!
A fun photo of the Beatles preparing for their iconic Abbey Road zebra crossing shot.
I'd heard stories through the years about Bernard Purdie's claims of playing drums on Beatles' records. This gives a balanced and plausible explanation.
“There are four drummers on the Beatles records. Ringo’s not one of them.” - Bernard Purdie Taken at face value, this is a bold claim, if not a crazy one. Bu...
Here's an early photo of Ray Charles before he began wearing sunglasses. I believe the caption was written by his guitar player, Gosady McGee.
So much to marvel at in this old photo!
Wonder what the beach boys sound like a capella?
Derek Smalls is back!
guitarworld.com Derek Smalls, the longtime bassist and self-proclaimed "lukewarm water" of British hard-rockers Spinal Tap, has announced his first solo album, Smalls Change.
In case you need help justifying your record obsession, er...interest...
ted.com For generations, record collectors have played a vital role in the preservation of musical and cultural heritage by "digging" for obscure music created by overlooked artists. Alexis Charpentier shares his love of records -- and stories of how collectors have given forgotten music a second chance at�...
Now it looks like some world travel is in order! Who knew?
thevinylfactory.com Welcome to the world of library sound archives, with an eye-watering range.
A little levity for your day.
dangerousminds.net If there’s one thing all record collectors have in common, it’s the experience of running into Whipped Cream & Other Delights by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass innumerable times…. like literally, every time you go into a record store you haven’t been to already. If you’re flipping through the A...
Heroes come in all forms!
thehardtimes.net Local hero and vinyl enthusiast Nate Adams broke a car window in order to save the overheating records resting in the backseat.
I didn't realize they had quit pressing records...
atlasobscura.com It's back in demand.
In 1961 Capitol Records issued an instrumental album as a lyric-writing contest. The record had 10 original melodies (pop, rock & roll, and country & western as noted on the inner sleeve) for which contestants would provide original lyrics. I've never found any followup info about winners. (Capitol had done a similar promotion in 1950, with only pop instrumentals.)
The Guy In The Groove received a phone call yesterday. A woman asked if this is the business that's having the "Prince" sale? I replied "No, but tell me about it." She said it's $29.95 for 100 color copies. Oh, she's not referring to the late musician but rather PRINTS! How did she get my number???
I've seen some fun captions for this photo...let's hear yours.
Having noise issues with your neighbors? I just picked up something that could help. The package has yet to be opened and here are the 2 sides—check the CD contents!
The Guy in the Groove
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