5 vinyl shops you have to visit in Belgium
Vintage movement it’s part of our millennial life. More and more students buy record-player and vinyls, because they love how they sound, or maybe just because they like how they look on their wall. Today we show you five places where to buy good vinyls in Flanders.
- Doctor Vinyl
This outlandish shop will make you crazy from minute one. Doctor vinyl offers you a big amount of your favourite hits, LP’s and all music genders that you can imagine. Also, they do events regularly; you can check them out on their Facebook page.
This store is located in Rue de la Grande Île 1, Brussels – St. Géry 1000 (Belgium), and it’s open from Monday to Saturday, from 12:00 pm // 7:30 pm, except for Wednesday and Thursday, that closes at 8:30 pm.
- The vinyl touch
Do you know what’s the best of this shop? That you can find it in different towns. The vinyl touch offers you a big variety of different styles, from Jazz, Soul or Pop to Alternative rock hits. Here you can buy second hand vinyls for a very good price, having the advantage that these are original, what makes them even special. They also make music events regularly.
You can find the vinyl touch in Haverwerf 1, Mechelen; Sint-Katelijnevest 35, 2000 Antwerpen; and also in Nederkouter 8, 9000 Gent. You can check their webpage to know the opening hours.
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- Wally’s Groove World
This is the place where you can find thousands of vinyls of different genres, from rock music, funk, techno, pop, soul…. Or in other words: you will find all you are looking for. Vinyls are yours starting from one euro, and also you can try it first on their record-player. The good vibes of this shop will make you come back soon.
They are located in Lange Nieuwstraat 126, 2000 Antwerpen, and they’re open from Monday to Saturday from 11:00 am untill 6:30 pm. On their page you can check just a little part of what they offer you.
4. Bilbo Records Store
This vinyl shop is located in the heart of Leuven and you’ll enjoy your time there. Bilbo is an online vinyl shop, but if you prefer to live the full experience, we recommend you to go to their physical shop. Not only you would find vinyls there, also CD’s, LP’s, DVD’s and Bluray’s records, what offers you some more alternatives. If you visit their web, you can check the new arrivals, and also the offers.
It’s in Mgr. Ladeuzeplein 2, 3000 Leuven, and they’re open from Monday to Saturday, from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm.
- Panoply books & records
Located in Antwerpen, this shop gives you also the opportunity to buy books, records, 45’s, CD’s, DVD, Bluray’s , tapes, comics and home audio equipment. For those who want to obtain the latest releases, enter on their webpage and Instagram profile.
You can find this shop in Wolstraat 1, B-2000 Antwerpen. Opening hours are Monday to Saturday from 11:00 am to 18:00 pm and Sundays are open from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Text: Carmen Moya, pictures: © Carmen Moya