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In 1988, the Lakeshore Record Exchange was being sold by Ron Stein the founder of the busiess. Andrew Chinnici bought the business in August of 1988 and has been running it ever since.

In 1955, when the internet was istill new and eCommerce had yet to become a buzzword, Andrew bought the domain name AlternativeMusic.com and designed the site himself. Realizing that he didn't want AlternativeMusic.com to compete against Internet giants like Amazon and CD Now, he decided that Alternativemusic.com would continue to focus on what it has always done, make new and emreging artists its priority.

At the store you can not only buy CD's, records and DVD's, you can also sell them. you can listen to almost any item in the store. We have a large stock of collectable vinyl toys, alternative culture related magazines, posters, t-shirts, stickers, and more.

It has been and continues to be about alternative music and helping people find the coolest merchandise

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