Music comes from deep inside the earth, and if disturbed can wreak havoc, as when a 1985 quake unleashed centuries of pent-up rockabilly, destroying San Francisco. Experience music without the aftershocks with today's deal: for $10, you get $20 worth of CDs and vinyl at Guestroom Records, with locations in Norman and Oklahoma City.
Guestroom Records is an independent shop owned by Justin Sowers and Travis Searle, who donated their personal record collections for the store's original inventory. Stacked in intimate racks, the albums soon began multiplying, as Guestroom's selection grew to include thousands of LPs ($1–$8 used, $14–$22 new), and CDs ($5–$8 used, $10–$16 new) in two locations. Both stores offer ample opportunity for perusal of racks stuffed with new releases such as Arcade Fire's The Suburbs, Katy Perry's Teenage Dream, and more than 1,000 used records available for $1. Like any good record store, Guestroom employs record-store clerks, who can nonjudgmentally help you find the new release by an American Idol runner-up, or suggest one of their favorites.
The Guestroom founders also operate a music label, Guestroom Records Records; get a taste of the indie-rock lifestyle by catching an in-store concert or by renting an old van, filling it with instruments, and running out of gas halfway to Tulsa.