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Celebrate Record Store Day at These Ten Vinyl Shops

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Saturday is 420 and you know what that means: Record Store Day! (Right?) While the city has seen a handful of closures recently—in fact, RSD will be Sound Fix's final day in business—there's been a quiet uptick in vinyl sales. We've mapped out ten LP-peddling shops to pick up your Record Store Day limited edition releases, dig for vintage gold, or just crack open a free PBR, after the jump.


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1. Generation Records

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210 Thompson St
New York, NY 10012
(212) 254-1100
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The store will open an hour early, at 10am, and they suggest coming early if you're looking for special RSD releases. Bands go on at 2PM; check out the lineup here. [Photo Credit]

2. In Living Stereo

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2 Great Jones St
New York, NY 10012
(212) 979-1273
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Doors open at 10am; at noon DJ's go on and the free PBRs get cracked. At 2:30 pm, Alex Bleecker and the Freaks will perform live and at 3:30 pm Prince Ruperts Drops will play. All used records will be 10% off. For a full list of RSD releases available, click here. [Photo Credit]

3. Other Music

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15 E 4th St.
New York, NY 10003
(212) 477-8150
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The store will open up at 10:30am, guaranteeing, "that our racks will be exploding with an array of exclusive vinyl releases that is nothing short of amazing." DJs start at 1pm and play til closing (8pm); full lineup is here. [Photo Credit]

4. Good Records NYC

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218 E 5th Street
New York, NY
(212) 529-2081
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As an alternative to the readily-available-yet-limited-edition RSD releases, Good Records released a list of the vintage vinyl they'll have for sale. Check out the list here. [Photo Credit]

5. Kim's Video and Music

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124 1st Ave
New York, NY 10009
(212) 533-7390
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We're starting bright and early at 8 AM with more than 200 exclusive LPs, CDs, and books in limited release especially for RECORD STORE DAY from Flaming Lips, Bob Dylan, David Bowie, Big Star, Rolling Stones, Daniel Johnston, The Cure, White Stripes, Grizzly Bear, Moon Duo, Nick Cave, Nick Drake, Orange Juice, Pink Floyd, Caribou, Small Faces, Stephen Malkmus, Tame Impala, Thee Oh Sees, Wire and The Zombies to name a few. If you sleep in, don't worry, there's plenty to do all day long. From 11am-6pm we will be hosting DJ sets from some of your favorite local artists and DJ's. [Photo Credit]

6. Turntable Lab

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120 E. 7th St.
New York, NY 10009
(212) 677-0675
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Opening early at 10am, they'll have DJ's spinning all day. If your 4/20 goes in the can't-leave-my-couch direction, they'll be livestreaming all the happenings. Party ends at 8pm. [Photo Credit]

7. Cake Shop

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152 Ludlow St.
New York, NY 10002
The music venue is bringing back their "fabled record store" for one day only. There will definitely be a free box and there might be balloons. 12—10pm. [Photo Credit]

8. Permanent Records

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181 Franklin St
Brooklyn, NY 11222
(718) 383-4083
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The store opens at 10am and will be handing out free gift bags—while supplies last, of course. A line is anticipated, so head over early! [Photo Credit]

9. Sound Fix

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44 Berry Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 388-8090
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Sadly, Record Store Day will be Sound Fix's last day in business. Bid them adieu by cleaning up on their closing discounts.

10. Earwax Records

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218 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 486-3771
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No special events or freebies here, but a solid shop to pick up RSD special releases and browse their well-edited stock. [Photo Credit]

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1. Generation Records

210 Thompson St, New York, NY 10012
The store will open an hour early, at 10am, and they suggest coming early if you're looking for special RSD releases. Bands go on at 2PM; check out the lineup here. [Photo Credit]
210 Thompson St
New York, NY 10012

2. In Living Stereo

2 Great Jones St, New York, NY 10012
Doors open at 10am; at noon DJ's go on and the free PBRs get cracked. At 2:30 pm, Alex Bleecker and the Freaks will perform live and at 3:30 pm Prince Ruperts Drops will play. All used records will be 10% off. For a full list of RSD releases available, click here. [Photo Credit]
2 Great Jones St
New York, NY 10012

3. Other Music

15 E 4th St., New York, NY 10003
The store will open up at 10:30am, guaranteeing, "that our racks will be exploding with an array of exclusive vinyl releases that is nothing short of amazing." DJs start at 1pm and play til closing (8pm); full lineup is here. [Photo Credit]
15 E 4th St.
New York, NY 10003

4. Good Records NYC

218 E 5th Street, New York, NY
As an alternative to the readily-available-yet-limited-edition RSD releases, Good Records released a list of the vintage vinyl they'll have for sale. Check out the list here. [Photo Credit]
218 E 5th Street
New York, NY

5. Kim's Video and Music

124 1st Ave, New York, NY 10009
We're starting bright and early at 8 AM with more than 200 exclusive LPs, CDs, and books in limited release especially for RECORD STORE DAY from Flaming Lips, Bob Dylan, David Bowie, Big Star, Rolling Stones, Daniel Johnston, The Cure, White Stripes, Grizzly Bear, Moon Duo, Nick Cave, Nick Drake, Orange Juice, Pink Floyd, Caribou, Small Faces, Stephen Malkmus, Tame Impala, Thee Oh Sees, Wire and The Zombies to name a few. If you sleep in, don't worry, there's plenty to do all day long. From 11am-6pm we will be hosting DJ sets from some of your favorite local artists and DJ's. [Photo Credit]
124 1st Ave
New York, NY 10009

6. Turntable Lab

120 E. 7th St., New York, NY 10009
Opening early at 10am, they'll have DJ's spinning all day. If your 4/20 goes in the can't-leave-my-couch direction, they'll be livestreaming all the happenings. Party ends at 8pm. [Photo Credit]
120 E. 7th St.
New York, NY 10009

7. Cake Shop

152 Ludlow St., New York, NY 10002
The music venue is bringing back their "fabled record store" for one day only. There will definitely be a free box and there might be balloons. 12—10pm. [Photo Credit]
152 Ludlow St.
New York, NY 10002

8. Permanent Records

181 Franklin St, Brooklyn, NY 11222
The store opens at 10am and will be handing out free gift bags—while supplies last, of course. A line is anticipated, so head over early! [Photo Credit]
181 Franklin St
Brooklyn, NY 11222

9. Sound Fix

44 Berry Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Sadly, Record Store Day will be Sound Fix's last day in business. Bid them adieu by cleaning up on their closing discounts.
44 Berry Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211

10. Earwax Records

218 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211
No special events or freebies here, but a solid shop to pick up RSD special releases and browse their well-edited stock. [Photo Credit]
218 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211