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Denver/Boulder's five best places to buy records

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For many music fans, the last time they bought a CD might be further back than the last time they bought vinyl, a statement that was more common in 1982 than 2012, but here we are: Vinyl is back. Whether through grassroots measures (more vinyl-only labels cropping up) or more astroturfed efforts (Record Store Day's wave of re-releases on major labels), the warm sound of vinyl -- and let's be honest, the collectable nature of wax -- is back. Whether you want to characterize a 12-inch as having more soul than a digital disc, or you just like that the artwork is larger, records are the coolest way to own music in this digital era. With this in mind, here are Denver and Boulder's five best places to buy vinyl.

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