News Archive 2009-2018

Brett Wickard ’90 and Bull Moose Buck Industry Trends (ABC News)

Brett Wickard ’90 and Chris Brown ’91 launched Bull Moose Music while students at Bowdoin, and the old-school music store (now a successful chain) continues to thrive in an industry that’s otherwise nearly dead. Continuing to “defy logic” with its business model and success, Bull Moose is now wading into the book business.

Video: Strong Like Bull (Moose): Brett Wickard ’90 & His Music Biz (NECN)

Brett Wickard ’90 and Chris Brown ’91 launched Bull Moose Music while students at Bowdoin, and the old-school music store (now a successful chain) continues to thrive in an industry that’s otherwise nearly dead.

Chris Brown ’91 Gears up for Record Store Day 2016, Nine Years After Launching Now-Global Event

The event features hundreds of new releases and live in-store appearances across the nation from artists including Metallica, Bonnie Raitt, Graham Nash, and Mumford and Sons.

Checking In With Brunswick’s Lady Lamb the Beekeeper (NPR)

If you’re familiar with Brunswick, you know Bull Moose Records (founded by Brett Wickard ’90) and Bart and Greg’s DVD Explosion (co-founded by Bart D’Alauro ’95). Both business are part of the fabric of the town. They are also the places where recording artist Aly Spaltro launched her musical career. While working at Bart and Greg’s, Spaltro–who records […]

Fourth Time Around for Record Store Day, Brainchild of Chris Brown ’91

Record Store Day, the third Saturday of April each year, conceived of by Bull Moose Vice President Chris Brown ’91, is now in its fourth year and celebrated across the country. “This whole thing kind of led to Record Store Day because I noticed that there were lots of stores like Bull Moose in other […]