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Jeff C.
Phoenix, AZ
Four-star rating

Being a record nerd in Phoenix used to be a bit more difficult. Granted, there are a couple good record stores, ones that as a record nerd I have spent hundreds of dollars at, but there was always a void that had to be filled with trips to San Francisco or Los Angeles.

Revolver Records fills that void. Any self-respecting record nerd must fill his/her shelves with obscure Krautrock, prog, psych and jazz. And Revolver has it, along with less obtuse titles. The thing that I find most impressive is that they are always buying records, when going through their new arrivals section it is always full of new things, not the same records that have been their for months. They also have bands play their on First Friday and have live experimental music on Sunday nights.

I am so glad that Revolver opened in Phoenix and am glad that I can give them my hard-earned cash in exchange for cool records.

Revolver Records is located at 918 N. 2nd St. in Evans Churchill (light rail station at Central/Roosevelt) — 602.795.4980

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