Sunday, November 21, 2010

21 Grand Record Swap on December 4th!!!

A couple of weeks ago, I stopped in to the 21 Grand Record Swap/Benefit on a Saturday afternoon. Even though I got there kinda late and there were only about 10-12 vendors, I still came home with a pretty heft stack of records and even a DVD all for great prices! To my happy surprise, they are doing another one and this time, I'm renting a table! I'll have lots of 45s, a stack of LPs, maybe a DVD or 2 and possibly even a little digital sampler and another piece of equipment too! I've got a Disk-Go (vintage 45 carrying/storage case) too! Anyway, what matters is that you come down to support your local businesses, i.e. the 21 Grand Gallery, as well as your local music folks who will be participating! Hope to see ya there!!!

Saturday, December 4 · 11:00am - 5:00pm
21 Grand
416 25th St
West Oakland, CA

Below Taken from FB Invite (!/event.php?eid=160820803938250):
so many people were pleased with the last swap (and are on this facebook event) that I decided to just update this one to announce part 2 on Dec 4th here!

21 Grand has not been able to have shows, but they need help to pay the rent. We've set up a benefit record swap/record fair with some really out there music collectors to bring you a one-of-a-kind marketplace for rarities, obscurities, and total head scratchers in the vein of ...what you've come to expect from 21 Grand's programming! As well as new releases direct from local labels.

***$2 donation entry fee.***
Saturday Dec 4th!
you can always donate more if you like.
11 am - 5 pm
416 25th St, Oakland

Get in touch if you want to rent a table.

confirmed vendors for Dec 4th include:
Ken Sanderson (Prank Records)
Paul Costuros (Soul Night)
Brian Tester
Josh Cheon (Dark Entries)
Bobby Adams (Loachfillet, International Freakout)
Tracy Parker (50s, 60s & 70s Rock & Roll, R&B & Soul)
George Chen (Zum, records and books)
Jim Kaiser
Greg Scharpen
Moe Staiano
Angela Roberts
Alejandro Archuleta (No Bammer Records/Psychic Handbook)
Brandon Walls Olsen
Thomas Drake (records and coffee)
Aaron Harbour (9th Floor Radio)
Steve Santa Maria (records and food!)

Angela says:
We're liquidating our vinyl! And we've got hundreds of titles in our collection. To give you a clue, here's a brief summary ---
Feeling New Romantic? Get ready to feel some emotions! A mixture of 80's synth pop oldie but goodies, like Berlin, Bronski Beat, Howard Jones, Naked Eyes, and Re-Flex.
Fun Soul, disco, and eighties softpop, think Donna Summer and walking in a white suit on the beach!
Here's a taste: Janet Jackson - Control; Shalimar; TK Disco.
A respectable collection of acid house and UK dance from former collector. Wicked tons of drum n bass n oldscore 'ardcore! These tunes are mental! We're ain't taking the piss, mate -- Altern 8 - Infilitrat- america; Ming and FS - Freak; Something J / DJ Maxximus: Mercedes Bentley vs Versace Armani;
various Schematic and Warp Records
Also, all of my old arty-farty comics that are getting me down, including some Ivan Brunetti material, racy hot zines (sexy), the Comics Journal that interviews Jim Woodring, and Sandman! Sandman! Sandman!!!

also a Benefit-within-a-benefit - the Haiti Relief Distro started back in the Spring with donations from Yik Yak Records, Zum, Orthlorng Musork, Kimosciotic, Alternative Tentacles, Death Sentence:Panda!, Terminal, Oh Sees, Deerhoof, and friends

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