Few cities rival Portland’s amazing assemblage of record stores, boasting over 20 shops in the city. Mainstays such as Music Millennium and Mississippi Records coexist with the impressive selection of boutique shops to create some of the best vinyl shopping in the country. We recently explored it all and discovered some of Portland’s newest spots…
Speck’s: Super friendly, family-run record store opened in March! Speck’s carries a carefully curated selection of a wide range of genres as well as audio equipment, tapes and accessories. (Kenton) FB/IG/Twitter
Musique Plastique: Beautiful, boutique shop located in the Alberta Studios Building specializing in 70’s/80’s electronic, avant-garde, krautrock, and experimental (Alberta) FB/IG/Twitter
Modular 8: Showroom, gallery, synth shop heaven! Modular 8 curates a small but first-rate selection of records focusing on all things synthesizer. (Buckman) FB/IG/Twitter