A&B Sound

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A&B Sound | A local electronics and compact disc (remember those?) retailer known for legendary Boxing Day sales. A&B Sound’s aggressive pricing policy made Vancouver famous for cheap record prices. Its flagship store was on Seymour Street and comprised a “Record Row” of sorts with neighbours Sam The Record Man, Noize, Trax, and Odyssey Imports. The company went bankrupt in 2008.

Usage: “I just picked up the new NOFX CD for 9 bucks at A&B Sound…”

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