Wednesday, March 10, 2010
We were interviewed in the local paper yesterday about vintage vinyl!
Spin cycle goes full circle: Vinyl records are cool again
March 10, 2010
GUELPH — Sales of compact discs have been dropping since the introduction of downloading, MP3s and iPods but the popularity of vinyl is enjoying a growing resurgence.
U.S. record companies saw the sale of vinyl records nearly double from 2007 to 2008 and the spin cycle appears to be repeating itself exponentially as many old and new artists are choosing to release a growing percentage of their work on the old format.
Bryan and Kara Munn own Meow and Chat Noir. Those are vintage clothing and furniture stores in downtown Guelph. They say used vinyl records are a growing part of their business.
Read the full article
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Two new crates of records have just been unpacked and priced at Meow!
Lots of vintage rock, folk, pop, new wave, and punk. Come check it out --prices range from $4 to $20 so there's something for everyone.
LPs by John Lennon, Pink Floyd, Cyndi Lauper, Rolling Stones, Beatles, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, BB King, The Replacements, Elvis Costello, Bob Dylan, CCR, The Clash, Michael Jackson, The Doors, Beach Boys, and many more....
Bonus: Check out this feature on vintage vinyl in the University of Guelph's student newspaper, The Ontarion. The reporter Zack Macrae talked to local vinyl hound DJ Chad and to our friends in Waterloo DJ Charless and Vince who own the excellent Orange Monkey.