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Best Used Vinyl Store

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Creative Loafing has been presenting Atlanta's Best People, Places and Events since 1972. These are some of the past winners for this category:

2018 Critics Pick: Best Used record Store BOA Award Winner

2018 » After Dark » Critics Pick
Ella Guru
Ask anyone who's made the drive into the wilds of Decatur's Leafmore/Oak Grove/Sagamore Hills neighborhood to check out Ella Guru, and the response is akin to a wild-eyed Dennis Hopper circa Apocalypse Now. Tales of mind-blowing records lining the store's bins and walls are true. It's all used vinyl,more...
Ask anyone who's made the drive into the wilds of Decatur's Leafmore/Oak Grove/Sagamore Hills neighborhood to check out Ella Guru, and the response is akin to a wild-eyed Dennis Hopper circa Apocalypse Now. Tales of mind-blowing records lining the store's bins and walls are true. It's all used vinyl, and owner Don Radcliffe and the tight crew he keeps know the value of a well-curated selection. Be it classic or obscure rock nuggets, country gold, hip-hop 12-inches, serious avant-garde scores, or deep cuts from Marion Brown, John Coltrane, or Sun Ra's catalogs, the dedication to quality over quantity is Ella Guru's strong suit. The prices are right, but bring a stacked wallet. You can't leave empty-handed. less...

Best Used Vinyl Store BOA Award Winner

2000 » Consumer Culture » Critics Pick
2000 » Consumer Culture » Readers Pick
The "facts" moniker in this venerable L5P store's name is no joke. Who needs the Internet when there are living, breathing encyclopedias to explain everything you need to know about that impossible to find vinyl album, and then magically pull out a used copy, usually at a reasonable price. Although criticizedmore...
The "facts" moniker in this venerable L5P store's name is no joke. Who needs the Internet when there are living, breathing encyclopedias to explain everything you need to know about that impossible to find vinyl album, and then magically pull out a used copy, usually at a reasonable price. Although criticized for occasionally edging too close to the snobbishly aloof, High Fidelity image, the store has the most extensive collection of used vinyl around and a record loving staff with wide-ranging knowledge in a variety of genres. less...

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