June is a big birthday month in rock ‘n roll. Tonight the Pop Shop celebrates Ray Davies (Kinks), Howard Kaylan (Turtles) and Colin Blunstone (Zombies). Plus fan requests, recent acquisitions to the Lincoln Terrace music library and a ticket giveaway to Dick Dale at the Cabooze on July 10. Tune in!
Lots of folks are into vinyl these days. Some people are even making mix tapes again. But if you really want to embrace obscure, seemingly dead media, there’s no better way to do it than to buy 78 rpm records. This documentary takes listeners inside the rarefied world of 78 record enthusiasts, including Greg Carr, former KFAI “Dig Up the Roots” DJ, and Scott Holthus, owner of Vintage Music Company in Minneapolis. Holthus owns hundreds of thousands of 78 records and he refurbishes the machines that plays them.