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3 Groovy Spots to Shop for Records in Houston

Once considered antiquated, vinyl records are making a comeback. It could be because nothing makes your apartment at Monarch Medical Center feel homier than dropping the needle on a great record and letting the warm sound fill the room. There are a ton of rad record stores in the area. So, whether you’ve been collecting for years or are just getting started, you’ll have no trouble finding a great record to take home. Here are a few of our favorite places to shop for records in Houston.

Cactus Music 

Because of their huge selection representing every genre imaginable, Cactus Music has become the go-to spot for records in Houston. This store often hosts appearances by national and local artists alike. They also have ample space which makes it easy to stock different types of records, tapes, toys, and apparel. This is a great place for new collectors to start. Cactus Music is located at 2110 Portsmouth.

Vinal Edge Records

Vinal Edge Records has been a mainstay for Houston record collectors for 30 years. Locals love them because of their diverse selection of records and CDs. They range from punk rock to avant-garde and everything in between. This edgy record store has always gone against the grain. It’s the perfect place for those who want to find something a little different. Vinal Edge Records is at 239 W. 19th St.

Sig’s Lagoon

Kitschy and bright, Sig’s Lagoon offers a fun record-buying experience. While their tiki interior evokes Houston in the 1950s, their huge selection spans everything from vintage records to today’s new releases. And if you’re not finding that record you’re after, rumor has it that Sig’s can special order anything you’re craving. Sig’s Lagoon is located at 3622 Main St, Suite E.

These are just three of our favorite places to shop for records in Houston. After you’ve found the perfect album, invite your friends over for an evening of music and laughter. And if you find yourself wondering if our friendly neighborhood in Houston is right for you, contact us! We would love to give you a tour!

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