More and more article are popping up that highlight the indie record store that seems to be thriving. Right here in San Francisco, we're seeing *new* record stores spring up here and there. That's right, folks are opening up stores and betting on making money on physical music product. This is a great thing. The more time I've spent buying music from eMusic and iTunes (though I'm done with the latter), the more I feel stripped away from a large part of the overall experience. We need record stores. Not just for now, but for good.