For some American locales, iTunes or Napster might be the best option to find new or obscure music for a reasonable price. For Austin, that just ain't the case. Waterloo and Cheapo, two local music pillars, continue to offer the widest range of music-you-want and music-you-don't-yet-know-you-want. There's no finer joy than scouring the used bins at both of these stores and finding a Kinks album you never knew existed. Or Django Reinhardt or the Pixies.
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