KUOW listeners Whitney Keyes and Chris Porter share their memories of Tacoma Tower Records with us.
“I grew up in Tacoma, Washington, and my favorite record store on the planet was the Tower Records near the Tacoma Mall. It was the go-to place to get the hottest 45s and albums -- and check out cute boys!
“I LOVED going down every aisle, alphabetically in my fave music categories, looking at the covers -- front and back of EVERY record.
Tim Hayes and Rob Fletcher share their memories of Fallout Records.
Tim Hayes, Owner, 1999-2003
"Fallout Records was a fiercely independent record-skateboard-zine/comic store that supplied the progressive, free-thinking consumer with creative alternative choices they couldn't find elsewhere or had no idea existed.