4 Rhode Island Record Shops

Vinyls are making a comeback, so listen to some oldies but goodies.

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This article was created in collaboration with Rhode Island Commerce.

Vinyls are making a comeback and what better way to listen to some oldies but goodies or new favorites than by looking through collections at a local record store.


Analog Underground

After opening in 2011, Analog Underground Records Store has become an integral part of the arts scene in Providence. The store brings people together to bond over music, offering a huge selection of vinyls from many different genres and artists.

How to shop: Shop in store Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. or online.

The details: 504 Broadway, Providence, 401-274-4123


Armageddon Shop

From indie to metal and everything in between, Armageddon Shop prides itself on offering a diverse selection to customers. The shop sells vinyls as well as CDs, cassettes, videos, magazines, t-shirts and books.

How to shop: The shop is currently closed to in person shopping, but is taking orders over the phone and online. For a list of what they have in stock visit their website.

The details: 436 Broadway, Providence, 401-521-6667, armageddonshop.com


Olympic Records

This independently owned and operated vinyl shop was opened in 2011 and offers a variety of genres and artists. Owner Kevin Morosini as dedicated the last few years to collecting, cleaning and selling the vinyls he collects.

How to shop: Shop in store Monday through Saturday from 10:15 a.m. to 6 p.m. or Sunday from 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The details: 580 Wickenden St., Providence, 401-301-9266


In Your Ear! Records

In Your Ear! Records has a history that dates back to 1985 with its first location in Providence. Since then the store has moved and grown to offer a wide variety of records, 8-tracks, tapes and much more.

How to shop: Shop online or in store Monday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.

The details: 462 Main St., Warren, 401-245-9840, iye.com

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