Renowned for its music scene, Brighton boasts a wide range of vinyl record shops, making it a haven for music lovers, and the perfect place to be on Record Store Day, which takes place on Saturday 16th April 2022. Whether you’re a local Brightonian or just visiting for a few days, you’re guaranteed to enjoy trawling the second-hand record shops in Brighton for pre-loved treasures.
If you’re in Brighton and looking for vinyl record shops, you can’t go wrong with Rarekind Records. An independent store with a vast collection of genres, they stock both new and second-hand vinyl records, along with CDs and merchandise. Whether you favour electronic music, drum and bass or prefer softer sounds like smooth jazz and soul, you’re guaranteed to find a record to suit your tastes.
The Record Album
The oldest record store in Brighton, The Record Album has been running since 1948 and is known as “The record shop for connoisseurs”. The store sells and buys used vinyl records from a variety of genres and also specialises in film soundtracks, cinema and theatre music. Having recently acquired original copies of The Beatles’ Please Please Me and Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon, The Record Album has some of the best offerings of all the vintage record shops in Brighton.