Revealing the best places on the planet to buy records, this is a must-read for all vinyl lovers, crate diggers, and music fans.
Looking for the best place in Europe to buy electronic music? Want to get lost in the racks of the world’s biggest independent record store? Are you constantly in search of the undiscovered, the original, the cult, the lost classics? Around the World in 80 Records Stores offers a unique look at where music lovers need to go to feed their addiction for new records. Boasting a truly global outlook—with record stores everywhere from Iceland and India to the coolest cities in Europe, the US, UK, plus the mecca for crate diggers that is Japan—and showcasing the best places to buy house, indie, jazz, rock, hip-hop, afrobeat, and everything in between, this is an essential companion for all record junkies.
Marcus Barnes is a London-based music journalist, DJ and festival obsessive. He has been around the world attending some of the world’s best festivals, interviewing the artists that play there and reviewing the parties for publications and websites including NME, the Sun, the Independent, Resident Advisor, iD, and the Daily Mail. The author is based in Camberwell, south London.