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The Midnight Hour for Aron's Records

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Right now, it's kind of fun in a sad way that so many local record stores are closing. We dropped by the Aron's Records closing sale and picked up Outkast's ATLiens on CD for $2 and The Ventures' Swamp Rock on vinyl for $3 (we seem to have been in a Southern mood at the time). As of Thursday night, they still had a number of vinyl albums by the late, great Wilson Pickett.

It's not going to be fun in a few weeks, though, to have a more and more limited selection of music shopping venues. If the trend continues, the claim of Record Surplus to be "the last record store" may very well come true.