The best vinyl shops in Brussels

03 March 2022
Vinyls inside the Dust Dealers shop

  

Which vinyl shops are setting the tone and rhythm of the city? There are just too many to list! It just goes to show that record players aren’t just sitting gathering dust in Brussels. And that’s a good thing, because what's more satisfying than pulling a new record out of its sleeve? A new one, perhaps, from one of these record stores. 

Crevette Records

Crevette Records offers you an excellent selection of new and used vinyl. They also sell DJ accessories, magazines, merchandise, etc. In short, Crevette is a one-stop shop. You'll feel at home right away!

Crevette Records shop window

Arlequin Records

Arlequin Records is one of the oldest record stores in Brussels. Dive into their colourful mix of diverse genres including rock, soul, reggae, disco, jazz, hip-hop, French chanson and new wave. And if you need help, their staff are on hand to give you advice. They know their stuff, too, because they've been working there since the 80s!

Dust dealers

Let the sun into your house! Give Dust Dealers in Saint Gilles a visit! There you'll find fantastically eclectic grooves: jazz, funk, hip hop, bossa nova and everything with soul. You’ll be transported to another world.

Inside the Dust Dealers shop

Doctor Vinyl

For the true 'Sound of Belgium', you have to visit Doctor Vinyl! Are you a slave to the beat? Then this shop, located on place Saint Géry, is the place for you. Whether you're looking for techno, (deep) house, breaks, acid, new beat, broken beat... there's sweet medicine to be found on the shelves of this musical doctor’s practice!

Records on sale at Doctor Vinyl

Balades Sonores

Talk about a goldmine! If there's one record shop that has its finger on the pulse, it's Balades Sonores in the Marolles. On top of selling records and books, they also organise showcases and exhibitions. In short, they live up to their "more than a music shop" slogan!

Inside the Balades Sonores shop

72 Records

Are you a fan of heavy guitar riffs, nihilistic lyrics and dark album covers? Then you must visit 72 Records! This record shop on rue du Midi specialises mainly in heavy music genres from the 60s, 70s and 80s.

Sono Ventura Records 

The Marolles district has yet another great address dedicated to vinyl: Sono Ventura Records. A nice little spot, located on rue Haute, where you'll find all sorts of genres, from electro to hip-hop, disco and many other musical styles.

Turntables available at Sono Ventura Records

Seymour Kassel Records

Listening to music has never been easier. Too easy, according to many. And that's exactly why a vinyl record can be so much better. Is your record collection crying out for a new centrepiece? Then it's time for a visit to Seymour Kassel Records on rue de Flandre. It’s a real treasure trove of top vinyl! This record shop sells only unique “first press” and “limited edition” discs.

Caroline Music

From commercial pop music to experimental jazz, and from second hand to fresh from the press... Caroline Music has it all. This record shop, on Boulevard Anspach (opposite Ancienne Belgique), is a household name in Brussels. The shop window alone will make your musical heart beat faster.

Inside the Caroline Music shop

Veals & Geeks

What better way to brighten up your day than with a great rock record? Head to Veals & Geeks, where you’ll find the perfect kraut, indie, garage or punk record to take home with you!