LILLE BEST RECORD SHOPS

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Ok my friends, you probably don’t know Lille yet, except if you’re French or Belgian. But besides being the third biggest city in France, Lille has a great record in electronic music and was instrumental in the development of techno in France as a gate to Belgium and the host of the famous – but now closed – record shop USA Import.

Lille has a lot to offer and may well surprise you. Particularly 3 very different and complementary great record shops … Continue reading

LONDON’S BEST RECORD SHOPS

Time Out has drawn a pretty comprehensive list of London’s best record shops. You’ll find the main descriptions and comments below. More details are available by clicking on the links. I’ve added some pics to add some life and help you figure out what each shop is really about. Needless to say that my heart goes to BM Soho, for his fantastic selection of fresh electro in all its forms including house and drum ‘n’ bass, the UK specialities. Continue reading

LOOKING FOR TOMORROW’S TRENDS ? GO TO COLETTE

Colette is one of the hottest concept stores in the world, period.

But do you know that they also display a weekly refreshed selection of music? From electro-pop to Japanese minimal or indie-rock, there is no limitation but one single and strong mandate : it has to be hip and fresh! This, plus Colette’s team great talent and the shop unique creative atmosphere, make this shop one of the best record shops in France and a great music experience. Continue reading

MISS LILY’S VARIETY : POSITIVE VIBRATIONS IN SOHO!

An entire record store dedicated to reggae and dancehall in the heart of Mahattan… you’ve been dreaming  about it? Now your dreams come true!

In a space that is meant to resemble a 1960’s Jamaican record store (at least a stylish version of it), Continue reading

FREE DJ MIXES AT A FINGERTIP

Relying on a growing global DJ network, Mix.dj is a platform to listen, share and promote DJ sets. It’s pretty cool for both the DJs that are looking for some exposure and the members who can discover thousands of tracks and talented DJs.

Members have access to thousands of mixes uploaded by the DJs themselves. The website and the app architectures offer an easy navigation by music genres, Continue reading

HALCYON RECORD SHOP – FEEL THE PULSE OF NYC URBAN CULTURE.

Wow, i love this shop! Located in Dumbo, the hip artsy area sitting below the Brooklyn bridge, Halcyon offers a great selection of vinyl’s and CDs. All styles of music for DJs, from electronic music, to soul, reggae and hip hop. The staff is super friendly and will guide you whether you are a lost music fan who’s looking for what’s hot or you are the seasoned DJ in quest of gems for you next gig.

Halcyon is also a cultural hub with parties Continue reading