A-1 Record Shop

    In the mid-'90s, legendary books and records dealer Isaac Kaufman abandoned the Chelsea Flea Market to open the A-1 Record shop. Since then it has become an instituition amongst those who appreciate good old vinyl. Collectors and DJs flock here seven days a week to browse tunes covering an ecclectic range of styles. However, A-1 especially caters to professional lovers and remixers of dance music, so there is a lot of disco, soul, and hip-hop. When someone commits the sin of exchanging their analog music collection for a digital version, A-1 comes in and snatches up the goods. You can't come back too often to scour for that special find, because the high turnover rate ensures an ever-changing catalogue of records. The only product that's always in stock is their book of polaroids, taken over the year, of friends, customers, and celebrities.Show lessRead more

    439 East 6th Street , New York (btw 1st Ave & Ave A)


    Books & Music


    Public Transport
    F (2 Av)
    6 (Astor Pl)
    L (1 Av)

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