These days, we’ve traded classic vinyl records for MP3s and Spotify, but for true music fans, vinyl records will always hold a special place in our hearts. That’s because there’s nothing quite like putting your favorite record on a player and watching it spin to your treasured tunes.
Luckily, it’s still possible to get vinyl records, especially in rockin’ Washington, D.C. which has lots of shops specializing in this retro item. Head to these stores to get all of the records you need to fill your RESA apartment with music.
Joint Custody, located at 1530 U St NW, Washington, D.C. which will take you 12 minutes to arrive at by car, is a secondhand shop offering a variety of clothing, records and electronics such as turntables.
Founded in 2011, Joint Custody has established itself as one of the premiere in-person and online vintage retailers. It’s filled with great new and used records – from the hard-to-find to the just released – as well as the best vintage around. If you’re looking for the best in punk, hardcore, metal, jazz and more, then you’re going to the right place!
Smash Records, located at 2314 18th St NW, Washington, D.C. which is a 12 minute journey from home, is a longtime destination for punk and indie music fans, with vinyl records, CDs and vintage rock clothing.
Smash Records opened in 1984 and has been a popular punk and alternative music and clothing store ever since, offering CDs, LP’s and 7″s as well as fashions. They also buy used LPs, CDs, and vintage rock and roll apparel – email them if you’ve got something cool to share!
1530 U St NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
2314 18th St NW 2nd floor, Washington, D.C. 20009