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The Retrofret Video - "Just Another Day At The Office!"

Barron's Talks to Retrofret Founder, Steve Uhrik About "The Value in Old Guitars." 8/11/14

CNN Money & Fortune Magazine with Steve Uhrik & Osei Essed of Retrofret

Music & Sound Retailer Feb 2014 - Retrofret

Mandolin Cafe' 11/17/13 - A Visit to Retrofret

The Fretboard Journal 8/29/13 - Chris Eldridge & Julian Lage Interview

New York Times 8/18/13 - Memphis Blues Artist Valerie June Visits Retrofret

Kalamazoo Gals at Retrofret Vintage Guitars 3/2/13

DNAinfo.com 3/1/13 - Gowanus Guitar Shop Honors Women Guitar Builders

Guitar Aficionado 12/21/12 - GA catches up with Retrofret Vintage Guitars

Vogue 11/29/12 - Retrofret is on Sophie Auster's Holiday Wish List

New York Times 11/9/12 - A Refuge for Guitars and Musicians: Retrofret

New York Times 9/28/12 - Beth Orton Falls In Love At Retrofret Vintage Guitars

Guitar Shop TV Spotlight: Retrofret Vintage Guitars

Retrofret on WNYC - "Niche Market | Vintage Fretted Instruments"

The Fretboard Journal says, "Visit Retrofret, a vintage hound's haven in the heart of Industrial Brooklyn..."

Guitar World - "The Gretsch Roundup: Brooklyn Cowboy Kitsch"

The New York Times - "Local Stop: Retrofret Guitars, Gowanus"

"I usually hate going to music stores - this one is pretty awesome. It smells nice in there and I don't find myself wanting to fling myself out of the window to escape my helpless, hopeless boredom." Molly D. on Yelp

Steve and Peter at Retrofret are fantastic. Their store is my favorite in the world... - apossibleworld (on The Les Paul Forum)

... I learn something new every time I interact with these guys. Anyone who loves vintage instruments will enjoy browsing their site and store. - B.K. (on Insider Pages)

I love this shop- the selection of guitars (and other stuff) is pretty incredible; your classic flattops and electrics AND all kinds of weird one-off instruments. - Mi$$Demeanor (on City Search)

Love this place. It's the best place to buy vintage guitars... - asbrooklyn (on NYC.com)

...and oh, I might add that Retrofret gets my vote of the coolest and friendliest guitar store in the universe too, Steve and guys if you're reading this, hats off to you!!! - Jussi Huhtakangas (on The Steel Guiar Forum)

Thanks, peeps. You have some drool-worthy axes there. - Kill Henry Sugar (on Myspace)

Thanks guys, great great guitars...I'm in love. - Garret Fitzgerald Band
(on Myspace)

A far cry from what I usually see. RetroFret is without a doubt the coolest vintage musical instrument store. - Otto (on The Unofficial Martin Guitar Forum)

Wow,what a cool place filled with choice vintage guitars.People
are nice and knowledgable... - HenryA (on Outside In)

I don't claim to know all there is to know about Vintage And Where to Find It, but this joint seems the true Nirvanah of same. And the stuff doesn't seem all that outrageously expensive... - David (on The Unofficial Martin Guitar Forum)


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