There’s nothing like a bit of nostalgia to calm the mind after a busy day. Whether it’s putting on a classic film, enjoying a childhood snack or listening to throwback tunes, all of these activities can provide a sense of comfort. For music lovers, arguably the most nostalgic form of listening to music is through record players.
Something about the hum and slight imperfections of records gives the listener a more authentic experience compared to blasting Spotify through your headphones. We have rounded up the best record stores in Miami if you’re craving a slice of nostalgia.
880 NE 79th St. / Website
Technique records is a haven for vinyl enthusiasts because of its hand-picked selection of rare records and CDs. The store boasts over 20,000 records and tapes, and new record arrivals drop daily.
Museo del Disco
1301 SW 70th Ave. / Website
Museo del Disco sells every genre of music under the sun, from rock to pop to Latin dance music. The store is in Coral Terrace, just west of Coral Gables. Current notable records on sale include records from Adele, Queen, The Weeknd, Lana Del Ray, Nirvana and the Eagles.
143 NW 23rd St. / Website
Set in Wynwood, Lucky Records is an eclectic store that buys and sells records. Stop in today to pick up a new vinyl or trade in your old ones. Lucky Records also currently has a large Christmas record selection available to brighten your holidays.
Gables Records N Comics
277 Miracle Mile / Website
Located on Miracle Mile, Gables Records N Comics is a sanctuary for vinyl and comic buffs alike. Not only does the store have a wide array of records and CDs, but their stock is also chock-full of comic books and memorabilia.
Yesterday And Today Records
9274 SW 40th St. / Website
Yesterday And Today Records is South Florida’s oldest independently-owned record store whose inventory has almost every genre imaginable. Guests can comb through their assortment of blues, jazz, funk, experimental, disco, Latin, rock music and so much more.
Found Sound Records
1654 NE 123rd St. / Website
Found Sound Records is a quaint record store that recently opened in North Miami. The store buys and sells records, and guests can browse through a wide array of music genres and artists. The store also hosts monthly DJ performances and other events.
5505 NE 2nd Ave. / Website
Sweat Records is a premier Miami destination for the best vinyl, turntables and accessories. The store welcomes music aficionados of all ages, and they also buy records from customers.
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