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Earlier this week we reported that Orpheus Records will end its lease on April 1 and close its doors soon after. Washington City Paper‘s Aaron Leitko and Jason Cherkis take a few moments to discuss what this means for local retail in the video below. Click here for more on Medium Medium and here for more on Lungfish‘s Sound in Time; click here for Cherkis’ 2001 story on D.C. record stores, in which he dismisses Orpheus as home to “a lot of overpriced records anyone could find at a decent thrift store.”

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