Miami's Five Best Record Stores

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There was a time when the cynics believed that record stores were doomed to go the way of Blockbuster video rental joints: abandoned and forgotten by the masses who once flocked to their doors.

But the resurging popularity of vinyl has created a new niche market in which local music shops can thrive. And here in Miami, we still have enough record stores, despite the loss of many old favorites, to satisfy even the pickiest of record nerds.

Whether on the prowl for vintage LPs or new releases, it's all about knowing where to look. So in the hope of helping the wax-diggers out, we here at Crossfade have put together this list of Miami's five best record stores.

See also: Record Store Day 2014's Best Releases, According to Sweat Records

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Photo by Sebastian Delgado

5. Museo Del Disco
Anyone still eager to score some quality CDs should search no further than Museo Del Disco. And if you've got a big Latin family (and let's face it, if you're from Miami, you've got a big Latin family), this store is perfect. The selection is overwhelming, and not just when it comes to Spanish-language genres. Although lacking in hip-hop, el Museo is well stocked in everything from classic and alternative rock to jazz. It's not the spot for those looking to pick up highly collectible items, though. You'll only find newer vinyl, ranging in price from $5 to $20, as well as some nice, classic, old-school records.

See also: Miami's Ten Best Live Music Venues


Location Info

Sweat Records

5505 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL

Category: Music

Yesterday & Today Records

9274 SW 40th St., Miami, FL

Category: General

Uncle Sam's Music

939 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, FL

Category: General

Musicians Discount Center

19405 S. Dixie Highway, Cutler Bay, FL

Category: General

Museo Del Disco

1301 SW 70th Ave., Miami, FL

Category: General


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17 comments
Familia Ramirez
Familia Ramirez

Peaches,Specs and Carjul. Old School baby. Either that or you belonged to a record pool.

William Wescott
William Wescott

I can't take this article seriously, they say "vinyls" way too much

Carmen Fanego
Carmen Fanego

Don't forget Miguel Fanego! Especially for Cuban music.

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