Mighty Tower Comes To Ground

Tower Records is having a giant going-out-of-business sale before closing its doors. “In a download-happy, file-swapping era, the discreet joys of browsing among record racks and losing oneself in reverie while pondering album cover art — the boilerplate experience of shopping at a brick-and-mortar outlet operated for and by music lovers — seem lost on a generation of young shoppers.”