Friends and Family, Today marks the end of Origami Vinyl. Over the last 7 years we have thoroughly enjoyed all of your patronage, high fives, and support. While this may come as a surprise to many of you, it has been something I’ve been thinking about for the past year. It is time for me to move on to new challenges and adventures and I will cherish every moment, relationship, and experience the shop has given me. Origami Vinyl started as a childhood dream for me and I feel so fortunate to have lived out that dream.
Even though Origami Vinyl will cease to exist today, the space will continue on as a record shop. Our good friends, Lance and Liz from Permanent Records in Highland Park (and Chicago) will be taking over the shop and are open for business as you read this. If you aren’t familiar with them, you will be. Their ethos of running a record shop are in line with what Origami was about. They are extremely passionate about the local community and the local music scene. I’m excited for you to get to know them and become friends with them. Their vision for the future of the space is incredible and will be a destination for vinyl enthusiasts. I couldn’t imagine passing this on to anyone else.
Please save the date of March 26th as Origami and Permanent will host a joint event at the shop where we’ll have bands, bevvies, and a hello/goodbye hug/high five sesh. Stay tuned to our instagrams for more details. @origamivinyl @permanentrecordsla
I want to take the time to thank everyone who has worked at the shop, Sean S., Emily, Thomas, Christine, Bennett, Angel, Simone, Ian, Sam, Brandon T., Brandon H., Matt, Sean F., Jeff, Morgan, and Katie. Big props to all of you who have interned, painted, hammered, helped us at FYF, etc. I love all of you and thanks for helping me to realize the dream of owning a record shop.
Emily will still host Record Club at El Prado on Tuesday nights. Follow her on instagram at @recordclubla
Permanent Records Contact info is
New hours - 7 Days a week