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Best of Brooklyn: Top 5 Record Stores

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Hey there, vinyl lovers!

From hidden gems in cozy neighborhoods to iconic destinations for collectors, these five record stores stand out as the absolute best in the borough. Whether you're a seasoned vinyl aficionado or just beginning your analog journey, this guide will take you through the must-visit record shops that define Brooklyn's musical heartbeat. 

Check out Brooklyn's top 5 record shops. 

1. Symphony Music

 Get ready to rock 'n' roll through aisles of vinyl paradise! This place is a music mecca where you'll find everything from indie gems to classic hits. Bonus: They've got killer live shows, too. Located at 64 N 9th St.

2. Blue-Sun Record Store 

As you step into Blue Sun Records, you're embraced by a warm and inviting atmosphere that feels like a sunlit escape from the bustling city streets. The shelves are adorned with an eclectic collection of vinyl records, curated to capture the essence of various genres and eras. Located at 400 S 2nd St.

3. Human Head Records

You'll feel like a vinyl explorer here, discovering sonic gold with every flip. The eclectic selection at 289 Meserole St. covers everything from jazz to punk – get ready to fall in love with music all over again.

4. Black Gold Records

Coffee shop atmosphere? Check. Killer vinyl collection? Double check! This place is like your cool friend's living room, filled with records waiting to be your new favorite jam. Located at 461 Court St. 

5. Brooklyn Record Exchange 

Ready to dive into a vinyl abyss? This spot's got you covered with stacks on stacks of records. Plus, not only can you purchase and pursue, this Bushwick spot offers opportunities to sell and trade your records. Located at 599 Johnson Ave.

So grab your crate-digging hat and head to these vinyl wonderlands for a musical journey that'll make your heart (and turntable) skip a beat.

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