n. A person who spends a great deal of time in music stores combing through stacks of vinyl records; a DJ who has a large collection of vinyl records.
Serene psychedelia from the heart of Massachusetts — from a man whose fortunes were revived by cratediggers.
AKA Music has the best selection of new records, but their used selection’s not very impressive. If you’re lucky, you’ll find a shiny Coltrane reissue. But if it’s the real thing you crave, your chances are significantly better at Hiding Place. Located directly below Vox Populi, owner Mark Johnson’s a bona fide cratedigger who understands the value of curation.
Touring under the new album Who Got the Gravy?, Humpty Hump, Shock G and Money B are still consummate P-funk crate diggers — no hip-hop outfit has done as much for George Clinton's street credibility — and their sense of humor is still much needed in a genre that takes itself so seriously.