6x Top record stores
In Eindhoven, you will find great record stores with some widely varying music genres. From pop to rock, the sixties to present, and reggae to soul. But also new wave and punk. If you’re a music or vinyl lover, make sure to check out the following stores!
Ray Elpee has been on the Kleine Bleekstraat, near Stadsbrouwerij Eindhoven, for a few years now. This small business filled with records sells vinyl, CDs, DVDs, books, and nice gifts. With former jobs at PopEi, Effenaar, and Cafe Altstadt, owner Ray knows the Eindhoven music scene like the back of his hand. He has been passionately running his own record shop since 2001.
Nowadays, Velvet Music is part of the Woensel Westside Stores. This shop specializes in music and film for young and old, in various genres. In addition to a wide range of new CDs and vinyl, Velvet Music is also the place to be if you’re looking for some second-hand gems.
In 1989, CD Teek started out as a music library and is now a charming record shop with a wide range of products. Discover new releases, second-hand vinyl, rare cuts, and interesting vintage items.
Bullit Klassiek was founded in 1991; it originated from the locally beloved record store Bullit, which has been defunct for a few years now. The owner was given the opportunity to start a CD specialty store for classical music. You can find the shop in the foyer of the concert hall Muziekgebouw Eindhoven.
Looking for a break on the quiet side of the city center? Memory Music is a music store where you can search for special editions and rare titles. Take your time and browse through their large stock of records. "For all your music memories".
Record store de Platenzaak originated from the love for music. Prince, The Beatles, and Pink Floyd name it, and they have it on vinyl. In their own words: 'Vinyl is back', we can't argue with that.