Record Store Day: Find Your Store in New York, New Jersey or Philadelphia

—by , April 15, 2010

Support your local independent record shop on Record Store Day, April 17. And (cheap plug!) you can pick up a free Aquarian at most locations this weekend. Check out the map and the full listings below for specials and in-store performances. Happy hunting!


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New York

A-1 Records
439 E. 6th St.
New York, NY
212-473-2870

Academy LPs
415 E. 12th St.
New York, NY
212-780-9166

Academy Records
12 W. 18th St.
New York, NY
212.242.3000

Academy Records Annex
96 N. 6th St.
Brooklyn, NY
718-218-8200

Basement Mix Records
439 Crescent St.
Brooklyn, NY
347-663-5124

Black Star Music & Video
352 Malcolm X Blvd.
New York, NY
212-234-6244
Free Hip Hop weekly magazine with every CD purchase.

Bleeker Street Records
239 Bleecker St.
New York, NY
212-255-7899

Bleeker Bob’s
118 W. 3rd St.
New York, NY
212-475-9677
Lots of vinyl on sale, specializing in Punk, Heavy Metal, Jazz, Rock, Funk.

Breakdown Records
48-09 Bell Blvd
Queens, NY
718-279-0040

Disc-O-Rama Music World
44 W. 8th St.
New York, NY
212-477-9410

Downtown Music Gallery
13 Monroe St.
New York, NY

Earwax Records
218 Bedford Ave.
Brooklyn, NY
718-486-3771

Etherea
66 Ave A
New York, NY
212-358-1126

Fat Beats
406 6th Ave., 2nd Fl.
New York, NY
Performances from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Generation Records
210 Thompson St.
New York, NY
212-254-1100
In-stores featuring: Cymbals Eat Guitars, Walter Schreifels (Gorilla Biscuits, Quicksand), Obits Black Wine and The Budos Band (corrected). DJs in between performances.

Gimme Gimme Records
325 E. 5th St.
New York, NY
212-475-2955

Halcyon
57 Pearl St.
Brooklyn, NY
718-260-9299

Hall Of Fame Records
89-02 165th St.
Jamaica, NY
718-725-6870

Harmony Records
1625 Unionport Rd.
Bronx, NY
718-792-4070

Infinity Records Ltd.
510 Park Blvd
Massapequa Park, NY
516-221-0634

Kim’s Video & Music
124 1st Ave.
New York, NY
212-598-9985

Looney Tunes
31 Brookvale Ave.
W. Babylon, NY
631-587-7722
Live performances, including comedian Jim Florentine, and autograph signings starting at 10 a.m.

Majors Records & Video
1351 Forest Ave.
Staten Island, NY
718-442-3462

Other Music
15 E. 4th St.
New York, NY
212-477-8150
DJs playing throughout the day from various bands TBA. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart playing after 9 p.m.

Rebel Rebel
319 Bleecker St.
New York, NY
212-989-0770

Record Express
523 Fulton St.
Brooklyn, NY
718-222-3672

Records ‘N Stuff
66 Westchester Sq.
Bronx, NY
718-822-9446

Rock and Soul
462 7th Ave.
New York, NY
212-695-3953

Rock Fantasy
75 W. Main St.
Middletown, NY
845-343-7300

Sound Fix
44 Berry St.
Brooklyn, NY
718-388-8090
Exclusive vinyl on sale.

Village Music World
197 Bleecker St.
New York, NY
212-674-5463

Whirlin Disc Records
230 Main Street
Farmingdale, NY
516-694-1145

New Jersey

Acrat
900 Tilton Rd.
Northfield, NJ
609-645-1358

Atomic CDs
704 Arnold Ave.
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
732-295-9150
All used records and CDs are buy one get one free (of equal of lesser value). All vintage clothing half price.

Bus Stop Music Café
148 S. Broadway
Pitman, NJ
856-582-0009
Live music throughout the day. 15 percent off all vinyl.

Curmudgeon Records
31 W. Main St.
Somerville, NJ
908-704-1984

Eyeconik Records & Apparel
116 Rt. 23 N
Franklin, NJ
973-209-4758
Live music all day: Battle of the Bands finalist Tear It To The Thousands & more

Ez2collect
35-10 Broadway
Fair Lawn, NJ
201-791-3833
15,000 Albums $10 each (3 for $20), all other merch is on sale. Special events throughout the day. Food.

Grooveground
647 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ
856-869-9800
Special releases, giveaways and live performances by Canadian Invasion and the Colorfield Theory.

Holdfast Records and Clothing
639 Cookman Ave.
Asbury Park, NJ
732-988-0066
Five all vinyl DJs playing all day, in-store appearance by Chris Skels. Sealed rarities from late ‘80s to mid ‘90s.

Jack’s Music Shop
30 Broad St.
Red Bank, NJ
732-842-0731
Live performances, including Laura Manzo at 2 p.m., and an in-store listen to Bob Dylan’s new album.

Mr. Jim’s House of Video
143 Washington Ave.
Belleville, NJ
973-450-4555

Mr. Music
110 Rt. 31 N
Washington, NJ
908-689-7772

Platter World
89 Passaic Ave.
Garfield, NJ
973-916-0888

Princeton Record Exchange
20 S. Tulane St.
Princeton, NJ
609-924-3472
Raffles and special releases.

Record City
105 Main St.
Paterson, NJ
973-278-5800
Special sales on CDs, DVDs, games, etc.

The Record Store
6299 Rt. 9 N
Howell, NJ
732-905-9056

Scotti’s Record Shop – Morristown
23 South St.
Morristown, NJ
973-538-5164
Live performances all day.

Scotti’s Record Shop – Summit
351 Springfield Ave.
Summit, NJ
908-277-3893

SoundExchange Records
1482 Rt. 23
Wayne, NJ
973-694-6049

Sound of Trenton
45 E. State St.
Trenton, NJ
609-392-5588

Sound Station
433 South Ave. W
Westfield, NJ

Things From England
607 Anderson Ave.
Cliffside Park, NJ

The Record Collector
358 Farnsworth Ave.
Bordentown, NJ
609-324-0880
Free afternoon concert.

Tunes – Marlton
910 Rt. 73 N
Marlton, NJ
856-983-2566

Tunes – Hoboken
225 Washington St.
Hoboken, NJ
201-653-3355

Tunes – Turnersvillle
5501 Rt. 42
Turnersville, NJ
856-227-0558

Vintage Vinyl
51 Lafayette Rd.
Fords, NJ
732-225-7717
Performances by Freelance Whales, Peter Bradley Adams and Care Bears on Fire.

Yesterday’s Treasures
1265 Stuyvesant Ave.
Union, NJ
908-416-5519
WPAT broadcasting live from the store.

Zig Zag
2367 Hwy 36
Atlantic Highlands, NJ
732-708-1666

Philadelphia

AKA Music
27 N. 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA
215-922-3855

Beautiful World Syndicate – South Philly
1619 E. Passyunk Ave.
Philadelphia, PA
215-467-0401

Beautiful World Syndicate – West Philly
4801 Pine St.
Philadelphia, PA
215-747-0305

Digital Ferret
732 S. 4th St.
Philadelphia, PA
215-925-9259

Hideaway Music
8612 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA
215-248-4434

Jazsound
15 S. 11th St.
Philadelphia, PA
215-925-3150

Main Street Music
4444 Main St.
Philadelphia, PA
215-487-7732
In-store performances from Exit Clov, Roadside Graves, James Maddock and Blood Feathers.

Music Box Records
2713 W. Girard Ave.
Philadelphia, PA
215-235-3317

Repo Records
538 South St.
Philadelphia, PA
215-627-3775

Tequila Sunrise Records
525 W. Girard Ave.
Philadelphia, PA
215-965-9616

Wooden Shoe Books And Records
704 South St.
Philadelphia, PA
215-413-0999

    reader responses
  1. Obits is not playing Generation Records anymore. The line-up is Cymbals Eat Guitars, Black Wine, Walter Schreifels (Gorilla Biscuits, Quicksand) and The Budos Band. Check out Black Wine, they’re an awesome punk, rock ‘n roll bands from Jersey. Starts at 2pm. http://www.generationrecords.com/?p=214

    Star Beat Music on 4/15/2010 at 10:58 AM 


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