We're gonna make a bold claim: New York is the greatest city in the world for music. Think about it—there is simply nowhere else that has our storied history and incredible live music scene. And then of course, there are our record stores. Despite the loss of some beloved spots like Rebel Rebel and Other Music, there are still plenty of spots for both the serious vinyl junkie or casual collector perusing LPs on Record Store Day. Discovering that rare LP in a brick-and-mortar music store is a thrill you just can’t replicate online (we know—we’ve tried). These are the genre-spanning NYC record stores we swear by.
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