After 25 years, last day nears for JC record store

Posted by neverleft on 2019/2/10 17:06:31
After 25 years, last day nears for Jersey City record store

Updated 1:22 PM; Posted 1:22 PM
By Terrence T. McDonald | The Jersey Journal

JERSEY CITY — 1994 was a bad year for records.

With CD sales booming, vinyl sales accounted for less than 1 percent of all music purchases that year. Even cassettes made up nearly a quarter of sales.

Still, DJs and hip-hop artists and college students still bought old records, so there was a market when Stephen Gritzan opened Iris Records in a Brunswick Street storefront on March 1, 1994. ... ey-city-record-store.html

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