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Other Music, The Great Indie Record Store, To Close

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Over here at rock nyc, we were very sorry to read in the New York Times (here) that one of New York City’s very finest record stores is closing its doors. Around since 1995, I sent many a sunny afternoon walking from HMVs opposite the Beacon, to Other Music Opposite Tower, with a bully backpack in search of other music indeed. I saw a few performances there, including Conor Oberst.

I  also had dealings with one of the owners, Josh Madell, and liked him a great deal.

The assumption that their  mailorder business would pull them through, was apparently misguided as their rent frim from 6K a month to 12K.

A big loss for music fans, RIP the best indie record store in town

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