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rough trade: cruisin for music in the superstore

Lording a full 14 inches over the miserable, vulgar wretches who roam the aisles of Dave’s Discs, record-store clerk Bryce Lukas surveyed the teeming masses from his position at the front counter with a mixture of indifference and scorn…”   by rob drew   “Record stores are curious, unmusical places,”…

when karoake ruled

So much of social life is anchored by simple devices. A flag is a piece of cloth on a stick. Wafer and wine become body and blood in church. A karaoke system consists of a microphone, a sound system with voice mixer, a video monitor for lyrics, and some recordings…