Good record shops in London?

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  1. Forau

    Forau CONCUSSION RECS

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    All the vinyl ive bought has been bought online, i'd really love to be able to walk into a shop to buy my vinyl :/ But im relatively new to vinyl, and so i dont really know where i can get it :/.

    Where in London would you recomend?

    Cheersss.
     
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    $marty Dexcell Staff Member

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    BM Soho (Blackmarket)
     
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    Forau CONCUSSION RECS

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    Got my slipmatt's from there ^_^. But again, bought online. lol.
     
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    $marty Dexcell Staff Member

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    It's worth checking the big HMV near there aswell man.
     
  5. robhicks1

    robhicks1 Nuts about Zoo

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    Sister Ray is really good for DNB too.
     
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    views Easily distracte

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    ^ What they said.

    Blackmarket
    Phonica
    Sister Ray
    Music & Video Exchange
    HMV (Oxford Street)

    All literally within 5 minutes of each other.
     
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    Always prefered sister ray to black market.
     
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    Doesn't stock vinyl anymore unfortunately.

    Sister Ray, BM Soho and Reckless records are the ones to check out. Music Exchange can be good too.

    Bare in mind this is only in central London.

    Edit: Pretty much just echoed what everyone else said. :p
     
  9. Saint

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    As already been said:

    BM Soho
    Sister Ray

    And Phonica for all your non-dnb needs, that shop is fucking fantastic.
     
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    Safe for that guys :).
     
  11. Structure4

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    Yep basically anything on Berwick street, Sister ray is by far the best, BM Soho is good but all records are kept behind the counter which is annoying, plenty of good record shops round that area.
     
  12. nelsonr

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    In Central London I go to Sister Ray or BM.

    I rate Sister Ray a lot more than BM, much larger selection, including old and fresh tunes.

    Also Revival/Reckless Records on the same street as Sister Ray, second hand vinyl, but you can pick up a few gems in there for a fraction of the price.

    If you're located nearer South-West London, Banquet Records in Kingston has a huge section dedicated to dnb and the selection of vinyl browses all genres.

    http://www.banquetrecords.com/
    http://www.sisterray.co.uk/
    http://www.reckless.co.uk/
     
  13. hazdaman100

    hazdaman100 Bum 'n Face

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    Banquet records in south west, much better than any of the above stated. Also when did Oxford street HMV stop sellin vinyl. As far as I am aware they still have it, just moved it to the left back wall
     
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    HMV still has some vinyl but its a much more condensed and messy section now. Not worth the effort really.
     
  15. ThePapa

    ThePapa Suffragette City..

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    The main one on Oxford street dumped all it's vinyl and replaced them with heavy metal merch about six months ago...

    ---------- Post added at 14:16 ---------- Previous post was at 14:15 ----------

    Unless they moved them upstairs which I doubt.
     
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    hazdaman100 Bum 'n Face

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    Nah they have had vinyl since then mate, it's at the back, they moved it to the left.
     
  17. JHSE23

    JHSE23 the yen

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    music video exchange. Theres ones in notting hill and camden, both near the tube stations. They are usually pretty well stocked with the latest stuff and some gems. Picked up Aftermath Essential Rewindz (aka messiah) for under a tenna from the notting hill one not long ago.