Brent Finnegan -- November 4th, 2010
In last week’s HHS Newsstreak, Zach McDonnell wrote about Cosmic Debris, a relatively new independent record store in downtown Harrisonburg:
“I said, ‘I need a college town,’” explains [Cosmic Debris owner Steve] Cape, “then a friend of mine did some research for me and said Harrisonburg was a much bigger town [than Staunton] with more students.”
When Cape saw no record stores listed in the city’s phone book, Harrisonburg became the site of Cosmic Debris, which prides itself on being a “real record store.” The shop, tucked away in the Oasis Art Gallery building on the corner of South Main and Water Streets, already contains over 20,000 dirt-cheap used albums in CD, cassette, and vinyl formats.
And 30,000 more are on the way from storage in Atlanta, near his former stores in Athens and Savannah, Ga. (read more)