Category Archives: The Great Record Stores

Record Shopping Road Trip: Atlanta, April 2018

This has been in the mental queue for over a month, and we’re finally getting around to posting on it! The last time we were in Atlanta, we did some serious shopping  at Wuxtry Decatur. By “last time” I don’t … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 26]

[continued from last post] I was just ready to graduate with my Bachelor’s degree in December of 1985. One of my friends I’d met in college who was also in the Graphic Design program was an interesting guy named Jim … Continue reading

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The Great Record Stores: Wuxtry, Decatur [part 4]

With the 7″ action behind us, it was time to find the bins that had turned my head the last time that I was her; four years ago. It’s hard enough to find the sorts of 12″ singles that are … Continue reading

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The Great Record Stores: Wuxtry, Decatur [part 3]

After making my way through the CDs, I noticed that the store actually had a segregated section of CD singles! How long has it been since I’ve seen the likes of those? Rooting through the stock brought to mind the … Continue reading

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The Great Record Stores: Wuxtry, Decatur [part 2]

As I entered the space, there were two to three other shoppers in the two rooms there. Display cases showcased rare specimens and the like. I immediately hit the CDs at “full price” since the dollar bin had been so … Continue reading

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The Great Record Stores: Wuxtry, Decatur [part 1]

When I made my way to Atlanta to see Midge Ure a few weeks ago, I had already discounted the fine stores of Little Five Points that I normally visit on every trip to Atlanta already in my mind. Sure, … Continue reading

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The Great Record Stores: Amoeba Hollywood [part 2]

Having run through the Electronic and Clearance racks, I then settled into the Rock section to see what delights awaited at full and mid-price points. It didn’t take long to see a most wanted ZTT fringe classic. The night before … Continue reading

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