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Earlier this month, we were sad to hear that Permanent Records would be leaving Greenpoint after seven years in a space at 181 Franklin Street. At the time, even owner Marjorie Eisenberg didn't know where the record store would land, but now it appears that the shop has found a new home way down by Prospect Park. Some of you may recall that Permanent Records revealed the loss of their lease not because the business wasn't...
Yes, another record store is closing, but the good news is Greenpoint's Permanent Records isn't going out of business, it's just moving to a new location. DNAinfo reports that Permanent Records, located at 181 Franklin Street near Hudson Street, will shutter its Greenpoint location at the end of September after seven years in its current spot, following a lease dispute of sorts. Though, the shop is doing really well, the building's landlord decided not to...
Comedy albums still sell in far fewer quantities than their musical brethren, but the two might have more in common than you think, starting with the fact that both have undergone a major vinyl resurgence in recent years. If music sounds better on a turntable, are jokes funnier, too? When comedian Chris Gethard (whom we named one of the 50 funniest people in Brooklyn) recorded his first album, My Comedy Record last year, he released only 500 vinyl copies,...
  Seeing as vinyl is officially experiencing a major resurgence in popularity, there's no better time to get to work on your collection. Brooklyn Vegan shared the news that the geniuses behind Chicago's much-celebrated Numero Group, a label that specializes in reissues, is bringing a huge pop-up shop to all 700 square feet of the Human Gallery (110 Meserole Ave. at Manhattan Ave.) in Greenpoint. The event will take place from noon until 8pm on April 25,...