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An ode to the disappearing record store

In his film ''I Need That Record!,'' Brendan Toller (below) examines why thousands of record stores have closed in the past decade. In his film ''I Need That Record!,'' Brendan Toller (below) examines why thousands of record stores have closed in the past decade.
By Jonathan Perry
Globe Correspondent / April 24, 2009

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Brendan Toller's idea for his first film began as a modest way to mark the departure of his favorite local record store in Middletown, Conn. It turned into an elegy for a vanishing subculture. "I Need That Record! The Death (or Possible Survival) of the Independent Record Store," which screens at the Somerville Theatre tomorrow as part of the Independent ... (Full article: 933 words)

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