Have an audiophile who enjoys spinning the platters?
One that says, “It’s not music unless it comes with the hiss and pop of vinyl’s rhythm”?
Then you need to make the trek to the colorful and characterful Vinyl Revival tucked at the corner of North Clinton Street and East Pryor Street in Athens. You’ll know you’re in the right place when...
... you stroll to the front door and are greeted by a strange yellow character on the bench out front – Sponge Bob with “We Wear Short-Shorts” legs.
This music mecca, formerly of downtown Elkmont, is tucked full of CD’s, cassettes, vinyl records, 8-tracks, posters, stereo equipment and other ephemera from the music and movie industries. Owner, Keith Montgomery, curates the collection himself – and if he doesn’t have it and you ask for it, keeps an eye open to get it for you.
If you plan to treat your sweetie to an escape among the 33’s, be sure to set aside a swath of time for to peruse the eclectic collection of albums up for grabs in the quintessential mom-and-pop milk crate displays. Mixed and mingled and worth the deep dive, your audiophile can take home favorites like Frank Zappa, Rob Zombie, The Rolling Stones, and Eurythmics just to name a few.
If you want to plan your trip to Vinyl Revival their located at 113 East Pryor Street in Athens and are open Thursday from 10:30AM to 7:00PM and Saturday 10:00AM to 7:00PM. You can reach them by phone by callin g 256-497-0090.