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Top Spots For Vinyl In Las Vegas

January 14, 2014 5:00 AM

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Nothing endures like a good vinyl record. You can haunt garage sales or visit thrift stores like Goodwill and Savers to find reams of used (and new) vinyl records in Las Vegas, or you may prefer to visit a shop specializing in the more obscure vintage genres you prefer. Whatever your choice, you have a few options. It’s all in the thrill of the hunt.

418454640110 200 Top Spots For Vinyl In Las VegasZia Records
4225 S. Eastern Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 735-4942
www.ziarecords.com

According to insiders, Zia Records is the last true record store in Las Vegas. It sells new and used vinyls, CDs, Blu Rays and DVDs, plus books, as well as other eclectic collectible items. If what you want isn’t in stock, it will order it for you from one of its catalogs. With the great selection and even greater prices, you are pretty sure to find anything your little heart desires.

155445 143013235748910 6969793 n Top Spots For Vinyl In Las VegasRecord City
4555 E. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89104
(702) 457-8626
www.recordcityonline.com

There are two Record City locations, but the East Charleston store has a good selection of 45’s and 78’s as well as laser discs. This store specializes in music and collectibles but you can also find some genuine hard-to-find stuff in stock. It’s a good place to browse the stacks and bins to find hidden musical treasure.

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Wax Trax
2909 S. Decatur Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 362-4300
www.facebook.com/waxtraxrecords

If you are looking for vintage recordings and the obscure, musical memorabilia from bygone years, Wax Trax is the place to visit. Call ahead because you may need to make an appointment, but if you like the thrill of the hunt, you are sure to think yourself in vinyl heaven when you visit this crammed-to-the-gills shop. Doo Wop, vinyl, CDs, tapes and more fill the crowded shelves.

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MoonDog Records
4440 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite 112
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119
(702) 802-3333
www.facebook.com/MoondogRecordsLV

Clint McKean, rocker and music lover, started collecting vinyl records and moved on to open his own shop. MoonDog Records gives him the opportunity to personally share his knowledge of music, display his amazing personal collection and offer you the chance to find and sell your own records. He sees vinyl recordings as a piece of living history, something to be shared and passed down through generations – an art form all its own. If you are looking to start your own collection, trade, sell or buy vinyls, CDs, guitars, turntables, cassettes, boom-boxes, band shirts, guitars, amps or collectible items, this is the shop for you. With his wealth of knowledge and passion for music, you can’t find a better place to start.

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Sharon Damon is a preschool specialist, avid reader, passionate writer and creative baker/ cook. She has been a cooking instructor at a local Rec Center in Henderson, NV since 2011, and has written for Examiner and other publications since 2010. She knows her way around the keyboard and the kitchen! Sharon moved from a small city in Canada to Las Vegas 6 years ago, to marry the love of her life, and has since been swept up in the whirlwind known as Sin City. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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