The record store experience in the era of digital downloads

WNYC News, April 18, 2009

Saturday is Record Store Day, a day of events and promotions at independent record stores around the country and overseas. If you sense a hint of desperation it’s because the rise of digital downloads has pushed a lot of record stores out of business. So what’s happened to the record store experience? WNYC’s Siddhartha Mitter went to find out.