Places to find Vinyl LPs & Singles in Newcastle

Itching to begin or add to a healthy collection of vinyl classics? Talk to those in the know about audio and they’ll tell you that mp3s just don’t cut it against the crackle of old vinyl records. There’s also the awesome artwork, and the potential to get your mitts on a piece of music history. This map shows places in Newcastle to spend hours upon hours trawling through boxes upon boxes of records.


Vox Cyclops

515 Hunter Street Newcastle Visit Vox Cyclops

Vox Cyclops is an unique independent record store specialising in international and Australian underground music. Vox Cyclops has an extensive range of 7, 10 and 12" vinyl and stocks genres from garage to hardcore to jazz. If you're searching for the weird and wonderful, look no further. **Please note this business in now closed**

-32.927625 151.767968

Rice's Bookshop

699 Hunter Street Newcastle West 4929 2752

With a massic collection ranging from mainstream to the more obscure and a focus on jazz and classic rock, Rice's Bookshop is a must visit for any collector. Here you can also find cassettes, old magazines, comics + various other treasures.

-32.92655 151.761873

JB Hi Fi

30 Northcott Drive Kotara Visit JB Hi Fi 4956 2588

If you have a shopping centre aversion but still would like to take advantage of JB's comprehensive range, pop into Kotara Homemaker Centre where you can find new vinyl in any number of genres including pop, rock, alternative, metal, jazz, classical and many more.

-32.939497 151.70937

The Rock Shop

517 Hunter Street Newcastle Visit The Rock Shop 4929 1856

From Snoop Dog to Kiss, The Rock Shop has a wide range of new vinyl to scour through - stocking primarily rap, metal & heavy metal, punk and erm... rock.

-32.92752 151.767858


122-124 Darby Street Cooks Hill Visit Abicus 4929 7278

With limited room for stock amongst the all the fab clothes, Abicus still manages to squeeze in a great range of indie, classic jazz, rock and ambient records. Here you can satisfy both the mainstream and a little more alternative musical tastes (and pick up some sweet new threads while you're at it!).

-32.9311286506603 151.771627664566

Cooks Hill Books & Records

72 Darby Street Cooks Hill 4929 5079

This treasure trove of second hand books and records will suck you in, only to spit you out some time later with an armful of goodies from any number of genres.

-32.9297238631857 151.773226261139

Snafu Records

772 Hunter Street Newcastle West

You might not have noticed Snafu Records pop up on the Stewart Avenue end of Hunter Street, next to Sourdough Baker. As one of Newcastle's newest vinyl suppliers, it's definitely worth a look.

-32.925841 151.760882

Antique Sounds

175 King Street Newcastle Visit Antique Sounds 49261626

Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Antique Sounds specialises in buying and selling second hand vinyl records, as well as gramophones, music boxes and other knick knacks. Antique Sounds stocks ‘all eras in all genres,’ including hard to source treasures. Perhaps best not to visit on a week your bank account is experiencing a deficit.

-32.927076 151.776892

Anna is one of Urban Insider's first contributors. Originally from Maitland, she now calls New Lambton Heights home. She is a second year Law and Communication student at Newcastle University, majoring in Public Relations and a part time retail assistant. Likes include nail polish, yoghurt, kindness, animals and tea. Things that make her tick include dreary days, intolerance, caterpillars and the sound of popping balloons.

Leave a comment


What about the ultimate Antique / Collectible / Record store on King Street near the Cinema?

It is by far the best in town in my opinion. I just can’t remember what it is called.

Mark Taggart

Antique Sounds in King St is a fantastic spot for second hand record collectors. The bloke in there really knows his stuff too.

Stephen Owen

Thanks Mark and Stephen, noted and added!

Anna Shelly

Awesome thanks for featuring my fathers store Antique Sounds he has afte all been selling vinyl to Newcastle since the 60s… and his parents before him since 1925 .kudos to stephen owen & mark taggart… I also have an vinyl section in my newcastle store Odditorium Vintage Basement 14 Thorn Street Ncle .. off the mall

This is a fantastic guide thank you so much Madam Shelly!

Dom T

new shop across from the old david jones in hunter st. White’s Records which specialises in new and limited records (also has a selection of older stuff though)

Matt M
Information on this featured background image
Information on this featured background image
© 2018 Urban Insider | Terms of Use