Best of Philly

Best Record Shop

2022 Best '80s and '90s Vinyl Store


This quirky shop owned by a former DJ is all that and a bag of chips — the best place to relive your misspent youth or buy some gifts for the millennial in your life. Browse a curated selection of vinyl records (from Britney Spears to Das EFX) as well as items like custom bath bombs and turntables. In true ’90s fashion, there’s a listening station at the front, so you can try before you buy. Read More »

1502 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA Website

2018 Best Hard-to-Find Records

Brewerytown Beats

Vinyl heads come here to flip through the 50,000-strong record collection (all genres, though the specialty is funk, soul and hip-hop), to listen to live midday performances, and to talk music with owner Max Ochester, who has sold LPs to everyone from Questlove to Q-Tip. Check out the shop’s Instagram feed for a first look at the latest rare finds. Read More »

2710 West Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 267-314-7661 | Website