Record stores in NY
good link with most record stores in NY…
Bleecker Bob's Golden Oldies
118 W 3rd St
New York, NY 10012
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village
Cross Street: at MacDougal St.
lots of vinyl, CD, new and used
East Village Books & Records
99 Saint Marks Pl # 1
New York, NY 10009
also good on vinyl, CD, new and used
Mercer Street Books & Records
Address: 206 Mercer St, (Between Bleecker and Houston streets), New
Phone: +1 212 505 8615
Nearest Station: 6 at Bleecker St
interesting store with books, records, classical, jazz, art, photo, etc.
Village Music World
197 Bleecker St
New York, NY 10012
years since first visit but should be good on vinyl and CD, new and used
214 Avenue A, New York, NY
tons of vinyl, DJ store but lots of interesting jazz and latin
15 E 4TH St (Cross Street: Broadway)
New York, NY 10003-6902View Map
was incredible but is still a must..new, used, all sorts of music….
Downtown Music Gallery
New York, NY 10012
a must, new, used, vinyl, CD---- nice people too
Kim's Video & Music
6 St. Marks Pl., New York, NY 10003
betweem Second and Third Ave.
nice store in nice area, loads of CD, new and used, experimental,
jazz, indie, massive DVD selection on 2nd floor
The Jazz Record Center -
236 West 26th St., between 7th and 8th Avenue, on the
8th floor. Only open from Tuesday- Saturday, 10-6. Phone:
have´nt been here yet but is supposed to be insane….
La Bomba Records
sells Latin music. Address: 2111 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10029 (Spanish
El Barrio Music Center sells Latin music and salsa. Address: 2102
Third Ave. Phone: +1 212-876-3409.
have´nt been here but could be good….
Last Word Used Books and Records
1181 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027-7006
Directions: 1, 9 at 116th St.
years ago since I was here. not bad but too far up….
A-ONE RECORD SHOP
Vinyl specialist Open 7 Days 1pm - 9pm
439 East 6th Street Nyw York, NY 10009 (212) 473-2870
very very good store packed with vinyl, latin, jazz, DJ etc..
Record stores in Tokyo
#discland Jaro /tel 3461 8256 - have´nt had more than 5 minutes
here....loads of stuff...
#Diskunion /tel 5379 3551 -- insane store of four floors...packed!!
#Los Apson / 3369 9616 ----Dakan Plaza Business #box, 7-9-15 Nishi
Shinjuku.......tiny store with very good selection of noise and
#HALs / 3364 1577 ---Insane! great selection of FMP etc. good prices too
#F'LMORE / 5430 1442 --have´nt been here yet but it´s supposed to be
#PSF/Modern Music / 3322 4461 ----noise, experimental, contemporary
music......loads of Kaoru Abe, Masayuki Takayanagi...
take the Keio Line subway to Meidaimae.
#EL SUR, world music on CD and Vinyl, tons of Brasilian and Cuban....
ph nr# 03-5485-9967
15-9 Minami Shinagawa 2-chome Shinagawa-ku
regular chain store but with goood selection of all kinds
#AOYAMA BOOK CENTER
very good book store, open late: Roppongi Subway Station på HIBIYA
line. 6.1.20 Roppongi (Roppongi Street)
Recommended records for drummers and others
(ps: this list is not and will never be completed)
Alexander Von Schlippenbach trio, "Pakistani Promade", FMP/Atavistic
Alexander Von Schlippenbach trio, "Elf Bagatellen", FMP
Paul Lovens, dr; Evan Parker, ss, ts, Schlippenbach, p
Evan Parker Trio, "At:lanta", IMPETUS
Evan Parker Trio, "Imaginary Values", MAYA
Paul Lytton, dr; Barry Guy, bs; Evan Parker, ss, ts
Cecil Taylor trio, "Looking (Berlin Version) The Feel trio, FMP
Cecil Tayloer trio, "Celebrated Blazons" The Feel trio, FMP
Tony Oxley, ds; William Parker, bs; Cecil Taylor, p
Cecil Taylor/Tony Oxley, "Leaf Palm Hand", FMP
Tony Oxley, ds; Cecil Taylor, p
Phil Minton, Roger Turner, "Dada Da", LEO
Phil Minton, vc; Roger Turner, ds
David Murray, "Flowers For Albert", 1976, India Navigation
Philip Wilson, ds; Fred Hopkins, bs; Olu Dara, tp; David Murray, ts
David Murray, "3D Family", 1978, hat Art
Andrew Cyrille, ds; Johnny Dyani, bs; David Murray, ts
Lester Bowie, Philip Wilson, "Duet", 1978, IAI
Philip Wilson, ds; Lester Bowie, tp
AIR, "Montreux Suisse Air", Arista
Steve McCall, ds; Fred Hopkins, bs; Henry Threadgill, as, ts
Don Cherry, Ed Blackwell, "MU part I/II", 1969, Actuel
Ed Blackwell, ds: Don Cherry, tp
Circle, "Paris-Concert", 1972, ECM
Barry Altschul, ds; Dave Holland, bs; Chic Corea, pn; Anthony Braxton, reeds
Spontaneous Music Ensemble, "Karyobin" 1968 Chronoscope
John Stevens, ds; Dave Holland, bs; Kenny Wheeler, tp; Evan Parker, ss; Paul Rutherford, tb; Derek Bailey, gt
Spontaneous Music Ensemble, "A New Distance", 1994, Emanem
John Stevens, ds, tp; Roger Smith, gt; John Butcher, ss, ts
Derek Bailey, John Stevens, "Playing", 1992, Incus
John Stevens, ds; Derek Bailey, gt
Detail, "Less More", 1990, Circulasione Totale CT
John Stevens, ds; Kent Carter, bs; Frode Gjerstad, reeds; Billy Bang, vl
Brötzmann/Van Hove/Benninkm, "Balls", 1970, FMP/Atavistic
Han Bennink, ds; Fred Van Hove, pn; Peter Brötzmann, ts
Derek Bailey/Evan Parker/Han Bennink, "Topography of the Lungs", 1970
Han Bennink, ds; Evan Parker, ss, ts; Derek Bailey, gt
Jo Jones trio "The Jo Jones Special", 1956
Jo Jones, dr; Emmet Berry, trp; Benny Green, trombone; Lucky Thompson, ts; Nat Pierce, pno; Freddie Green, gt; Walter Page, bs; guest: Count Basie, pno
Joe Farrell "Putting it Together"
Elvin Jones, dr; Jimmy Garrison, bs; Joe Farrel, ts