Chestnut Hill: Local Music Store Provides a Unique Experience for Shoppers

Chestnut Hill: Local Music Store Provides a Unique Experience for Shoppers

Hideaway Music is a store located in Chestnut Hill that sells CDs, DVDs, vinyl, and vintage audio equipment. “I was looking for something else to do professionally,” said storeowner Brian Reisman, who opened the shop 13 years ago. “I saw that there was a need for a music store up in Chestnut Hill.” The shop buys […]

 

Arts and Entertainment: Five Record Stores Keeping Vinyl Alive

Arts and Entertainment: Five Record Stores Keeping Vinyl Alive

The City of Brotherly Love is musically rich, historically and currently. Chubby Checker was raised in South Philadelphia. Hall and Oates, the duo famous for penning and performing the soulful Rich Girl, call Philly their hometown. Of course we can’t forget Boyz II Men, Frankie Avalon, Teddy Pendergrass and Patti LaBelle. With a never-ending list of […]

 

Arts and Entertainment: Five Philly Record Stores You Need To Know

Arts and Entertainment: Five Philly Record Stores You Need To Know

For the past year or so, think pieces from publications such as The New York Times, Billboard and SPIN have been presenting a simple thesis – vinyl is back. But if you live in Philadelphia, you probably already knew that. All across the city, independent record stores have been keeping the spirit of wax alive. Some offer food and some […]

 Christine Mattson and Aaron Stevens

Chestnut Hill: Record Store Holds “Back to Black Friday”

Chestnut Hill: Record Store Holds “Back to Black Friday”

Almost every shop has specials on the consumer-driven holiday of Black Friday. However, Chestnut Hill’s independent record store, Hideaway Music, took part in quite a unique day. The event known as “Back to Black Friday” was part of Record Store Day’s initiative to celebrate artists, albums and traditions in music.  Hideaway Music has celebrated Record […]