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These Westchester County record stores carry a range of vinyl from the latest pop releases to classic and vintage albums.

It’s no secret that records have made a comeback in recent years. Whether you’re a vintage record collector or simply enjoy the look of albums on your wall, records have a timeless and widespread appeal. After all, there’s something special about putting your record on the turntable, carefully touching the needle to the vinyl, and listening to the end. Westchester has stores filled with cases full of new and pre-loved vintage records from all genres and time periods.

Big Jim’s Records

3199 Albany Post Road, Buchanan

Big Jim’s Records is a store for buying, trading and selling records. The Buchanan Shop is fully stocked with records from a wide range of decades, and you can even browse the website for available records. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, you can email the staff to check inventory. Records are constantly being added, so be sure to stop by for the newest vinyl.

Mechanical records

24 Main Street, Hastings-on-Hudson

This recording emporium specializes in current hardcore, punk and underground metal, as well as a variety of psy kraut, rock, prog, ska, dub, jazz, novelty, folk, 1990s 60s and mainstream rock. If that suits you, head to the store, which is a two-minute walk from the Hasting-on-Hudson Metro North stop, or browse the online collection.

Underground Vinyl

9 Railroad, Larchmont

Underground Vinyl is the result of a passionate project created by the inhabitants of Larchmont. Listeners who love new albums, this is your store! You’ll find current and classic rock, rap, hip-hop, pop and indie records, as well as occasional second-hand vintage vinyl. The store also provides turntables, speakers and accessories.

Bruised Apple Books and Music

923 Central Ave, Peekskill

Bruised Apple is a one-of-a-kind bookstore that offers a handful of rare finds, from books to CDs, films and even records. It’s a store you browse with an open mind when you see what speaks to you. The doors to this Peekskill store have been open since 1993, making it a longtime favorite in Westchester County.

Marquee folders

13 Main Street, Floor 2, Tarrytown

Marquee Records was founded amid the pandemic by Tarrytown Music Hall volunteer Greg Jacquin. It all started when he had the idea to drive around Westchester and collect records from over 50 donors. Jacquin and his volunteers then organized two record sales, raising more than $8,000 for the nonprofit Tarrytown Music Hall. Today, the record store, run entirely by volunteers, sits above the music hall marquee.

Related: Marquee Records Is The Perfect Place To Record Vinyl At Tarrytown Music Hall

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The Westchester Record and CD Show

The Westchester Marriott, Tarrytown

In October, the Westchester Record & CD Show will be displayed in Tarrytown alongside its massive record collection. Everything from rock and metal to alternative, pop and even comedy will be available to shoppers. If you’re a vinyl lover in Westchester, this is something you won’t want to miss.