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As the vinyl revival continues without any signs of subsiding, the best record stores in Chicago attract customers looking for something more concrete than a streaming playlist. The city's music retailers have historically been a destination for DJs from around the world, who happily dig through vintage jazz, blues and house discs in search of rare wax to drop at the top nightclubs in Chicago. You'll find new releases and used albums at record stores in Chicago, including LPs, CDs, 45s and cassettes from classic artists and contemporary bands playing upcoming Chicago concerts. Whether you're searching for an obscure garage-rock record or just looking for cheap things to do in Chicago, you'll find what you're looking for (plus some stuff you didn't know that you needed) at the best record stores in Chicago.