Perhaps Montreal’s best-located and easily one of its best-loved record shops, Atom Heart, holding court at the corner of Sherbrooke St. East and St. Denis, is a wonderful and welcoming place to buy records and concert tickets. Music fans of all stripes are sure to be satisfied by the selection here, but it’s worth mentioning that Atom Heart is and has always been a destination for fans of electronic music and the product(s) of “emerging” scenes—and for good reason.
Any self-respecting music lover knows where the best record stores in Montreal can be found, and those in the know like to keep their collections on point by checking them out regularly. This city is one of the more important music meccas on this big blue marble of ours, so it follows that our town should be home to more than a few great record stores—and it is, with selections that are only rivalled by the curators of vintage goods from the best thrift stores in Montreal (coincidentally also an occasional good source of records). Whether you’re looking for new things, old things, or things in between (or just, like, concert tickets), Montreal’s got you covered from Mile-Ex to the Mile-End and the Plateau—even out west in sleepy No Damn Good (Notre-Dame-de-Grace).
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