The young population of artists living throughout Brooklyn has a renewed interest in vintage accessories and goods. From dated outfits sourced from thrift shops to bars designed in the style of speakeasies to the vinyl revival, old is gold here in Brooklyn. With a staggering rise in LP sales, there is no shortage of record stores in this hip borough. Get the pops and crackles back into your music by heading to one of the best record stores in Brooklyn.

Black Gold Records

Located just a mile from the Nu Hotel in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, Black Gold is one of the most well-known and beloved record stores in town. They feature a diverse and eclectic stock of used and new vinyl, alongside an unusual mix of antiques, ranging from strange taxidermy to pieces of random paraphernalia. In true hipster form, Black Gold also has an in-house coffee shop to fuel your shopping experience.

Black Gold Records
461 Court St
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Fifth Avenue Records & Tapes

Also a quick train ride or easy walk from the Nu Hotel, Fifth Avenue Records & Tapes is another great place to flip through vinyl in Brooklyn. This is a classic record shop, home to an extensive series of donated records. If you have a specific record in mind, and they don’t have it, a special order will be placed just for you.

Fifth Avenue Records & Tapes439 5th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Human Head

Located in the burgeoning arts neighborhood of Bushwick, Human Head Records is one of the most well-stocked and knowledgeable record distributors in the borough. Amidst thousands of new and used records, they have stacks of randoms for fun discoveries, as well as all the major artists you might be looking for. Informative employees and clean, well-maintained records have given Human Head a respectable reputation.

Human Head Records168 Johnson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11206