Étiquette : Record Stores

Independent Record Stores in Eastern Paris

With scores of music venue and an artistically-minded population, Eastern Paris has something to suit all tastes when it comes to record stores.

Crate-diggers are strongly advised to venture east of Bastille, especially around the vibrant Rue de Charonne. The 11th arrondissement is a historic stronghold for Parisian record shops, boasting a versatile range of independent stores specializing in specific genres: electronic music (Synchrophone Records, Techno Import), reggae (Patate Records), rock, indie and punk (Born Bad, Music Fear Satan, Le Silence de la Rue, Souffle Continu), etc.

Further north, the Canal Saint-Martin area has seen new openings in recent years, with records stores such as Music Please and Penny Lane Records joining the colorful restaurants and bars of the Sainte-Marthe neighborhood. Crossing the canal towards Gare du Nord, record enthusiasts can discover the modern concepts of more recent additions like Walrus and Rupture.

Finally, we can only recommend checking local flea markets or brocantes, where vinyls are a common occurence. They are regularly held on public spaces such as Boulevard Richard-Lenoir or Boulevard de la Villette. Lovers of classical music and chanson française are certain to find records to their liking, and prices tend to be much lower than anywhere else. Old school jazz and rock hits are easy to come by on the market stalls, and who knows – with luck and some digging skills, you could even discover some unlikely gems!

Where to find the best independent record stores in Eastern Paris?

 

PARIS 3

 

Discocaso

77 Rue Charlot, 75003 Paris
www.discocaso.com

 

Superfly Records

53 Rue Notre Dame de Nazareth, 75003 Paris
+33 (0)1 44 61 06 07
www.superflyrecords.com

 

 

PARIS 4

 

Lucky Records

66 Rue de la Verrerie, 75004 Paris
+33 (0)1 42 72 74 13
www.lucky-records.com

 

Rock’n’Roll Voltage

23 Rue du Roi de Sicile, 75004 Paris
+33 (0)1 42 74 64 19

 

 

PARIS 10

 

Ground Zero

114 Rue du Faubourg Poissonnière, 75010 Paris
+33 (0)9 83 20 84 42
www.groundzero.fr

 

Penny Lane

23 Rue Sainte-Marthe, 75010 Paris

 

Please Music

5 Rue Jean et Marie Moinon, 75010 Paris, France
+33 (0)6 99 14 72 71

 

Record Station

13 Rue des Récollets, 75010 Paris
+33 (0)6 17 91 39 53

 

Rupture

3 Rue de la Fidélité, 75010 Paris
http://rupture.tv

 

Smallville Records

26 Rue du Château d’Eau, 75010 Paris
+33 (0)1 42 06 69 49
www.smallville-records.fr

 

Walrus

34 TER Rue de Dunkerque, 75010 Paris
+33 (0)1 45 26 06 40
www.the-walrus.fr

 

 

PARIS 11

 

Betino’s Records

32 Rue Saint-Sébastien, 75011 Paris
+33 (0)1 43 14 61 34
www.betinos.com

 

Bigwax Records

72 bis Rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud, 75011 Paris
+33 (0)9 80 57 12 61
bigwaxrecords.fr

 

Born Bad

11 Rue St Sabin, 75011 Paris
+33 (0)9 53 07 84 58
www.bornbadrecords.net

 

Comets Café & Disques

38 Rue Léon Frot, 75011 Paris
www.cafecomets.fr

 

Fargo Vinyl Shop

20 Rue Chanzy, 75011 Paris
+33 (0)9 53 79 64 12
www.fargovinylshop.com

 

Heart Beat Vinyl

26 Rue Godefroy Cavaignac, 75011 Paris
+33 (0)9 51 65 92 08
www.heartbeatvinyl.com

 

Music Avenue

10 Rue Paul Bert, 75011 Paris
+33 (0)1 40 24 16 20
www.musicavenueparis.com

 

Music Fear Satan

4 Bis Rue Richard Lenoir, 75011 Paris
+33 (0)1 56 92 29 60
www.musicfearsatan.com

 

Patate Records

57 Rue de Charonne, 75011 Paris
+33 (0)1 48 06 58 11
www.patate-records.com

 

Pop Culture

23 Rue Keller, 75011 Paris
+33 (0)1 43 55 34 68
www.popcultureshop.fr

 

Le Silence de la Rue

39 Rue Faidherbe, 75011 Paris
+33 (0)1 40 24 16 16

 

Souffle Continu

22 Rue Gerbier, 75011 Paris
+33 (0)1 40 24 17 21
www.soufflecontinu.com

 

Synchrophone Records

6 Rue des Taillandiers, 75011 Paris
+33 (0)1 48 05 35 30
www.syncrophone.fr

 

Techno Import

16 Rue des Taillandiers, 75011 Paris
+33 (0) 48 05 71 56
www.techno-import.fr

 

Toolbox Records

30 Rue Saint-Ambroise, 75011 Paris
+33 (0)1 48 05 80 16
www.toolboxrecords.com

 

Vinyl Office

9 Rue Trousseau, 75011 Paris
+33 (0)6 58 10 65 69

 

 

PARIS 12

 

Citeaux Sphère

45 Rue de Cîteaux, 75012 Paris
+33 (0)1 72 60 76 88

 

La Cuve à Son

56 Rue Traversière, 75012 Paris
+33 (0)6 48 30 24 09
www.lacuveason.com

 

Hands and Arms

72 Rue Crozatier, 75012 Paris
+33 (0)6 48 36 62 07
www.handsandarms.com

 

 

PARIS 19

 

Kanaga Records

30 Rue de l’Ourcq, 75019 Paris
+33 (0)9 83 66 67 51

 

 

PARIS 20

 

Bedisc

4 Rue des Grands Champs, 75020 Paris
+33 (0)1 40 09 04 05

 

Yoyaku

74 Rue des Cascades, 75020 Paris
+33 (0)1 72 60 76 36
www.yoyaku.io

 

 

 

 

 

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