Tag: Josh Madell

  • Other Music Launches a Label

    Five years ago, Other Music co-founder Josh Madell sat across from me at a Fort Greene café and enthused about his venerated East Village record shop going digital. It was 2007, and a brave new world seemed to be on the horizon: Its neighbor and rival, Tower Records, was shutting its doors, as were countless […]

  • In the Shadow of No Tower

    It’s the final days before Tower Records on Broadway and East 4th closes its revolving doors forever, and the malnourished feeding frenzy within is a forlorn sight indeed. Most of the bins are picked down to their cumbersome wood shelving, but stacks of Stills, Buckethead & Friends, and Faster Pussycat remix CDs remain untouched, along […]