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

FLUR, THE HOTSPOT IN LISBON

I discovered this store around 2001 when it opened, and I have been often thankful for that day since then.

At that time, Lux Fragil, my favorite club in Lisbon ( www.luxfragil.com ) was the hottest and I was very often hanging out there to listen to great international DJs.

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TURNTABLE LAB

Actually Turntable Lab is now a small chain of 3 stores located in New-York, L.A. and Seoul. The first store was created with the idea of offering great DJ equipment and studio gear that had been “Lab approved” by music working DJs, musicians or producers. Then the concept was extended to records, clothes etc…

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TROPICALIA IN FURS

 

You will for sure spend some good time here if you start mingling with Joao, the owner. He travels several times a year to his home country , Brazil, and carries back some rare records of Brazilian music from the sixities and seventies. He specializes in psychedelic, funk and disco and can for sure give satisfaction to the most curious of you. Tropicalia in Furs offers as well a good selection of used vinyls mainly from the 60’s and 70’s for an affordable price . 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