Vinyl lives on: Central Square Records celebrates Record Store Day 2014

Published: Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 05:24 PM.

"The records will usually have special packaging or an unreleased song. It's something unique to have that your friends can't get," Jack said. "We have people lined up in front of the door as early as 5:30 a.m. Hey, it's not a bad gulf view and we always have coffee and doughnuts ready for those hardcore fans."

As Record Store Day continues to grow in popularity, so does Central Square .

"The crowds get bigger every year," said Jack. "We have people come in from all over the region. We also see our locals, so it's like a reunion of sorts. We know a lot of our customers not by name, but certainly by style."

While Jack saw vinyl slowly enter the abyss, he now gets to play a part in its revival.

"About 85 percent of the sales we make are strictly vinyl," he said. "Record Store Day is the perfect day to celebrate what we do. It's really special."

WANT TO GO? Head to Central Square Records, 89 Central Square in Seaside , early for first dibs on limited-releases and swag. The doors open at 8 a.m. For more information on Record Store Day, www.recordstoreday.com



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