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 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**
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.
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.
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.
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!).
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.
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.
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.