4 Record Stores In Indianapolis You NEED To Check Out
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4 Record Stores In Indianapolis You NEED To Check Out

Because who doesn't need more records in their life?

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4 Record Stores In Indianapolis You NEED To Check Out
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Records are becoming increasingly popular among young adults so it's no surprise that larger retail stores such as Urban Outfitters and Target want to cater to the Gen Z/Millennial generations. The downside to shopping at these larger stores is that it can often be difficult to find obscure or old favorites. Additionally, who doesn't love the feeling of flipping through massive stacks of records? I know I do. Here are a few local record stores around Indianapolis that you will love:

1. LUNA Music

If you live in Indianapolis you have surely seen LUNA Music's iconic logo either on someone's laptop in a coffee shop or on the window of a car passing by. Located on the corner of 52 St. and College Ave., you can't miss it. LUNA Music's collection is neatly sorted by genres: alternative, electronic, indie, hip-hop, and many more. It's truly difficult to not find what you're looking for here.

LUNA Music is located at 5202 N. College Ave.

2. Indy CD and Vinyl

Located in the heart of Broad Ripple, Indy CD and Vinyl DOES NOT disappoint. Indy CD and Vinyl has quite the expansive collection of records to choose from. You can find just about any record your heart desires either used or new. The store also has a great variety of more rare pieces of vinyl. Looking for those Sub Pop "Loser Edition" vinyl? Indy CD and Vinyl has you covered.

Indy CD and Vinyl is located at 806 Broad Ripple Ave.

3. Square Cat Vinyl


Square Cat Vinyl might just be your new favorite record store if you're 21 or older. Square Cat Vinyl is equal parts a record store, small concert venue, and a bar. Yes, you heard that correctly. You can sip on wine (or beer) while perusing the aisles looking for your new favorite vinyl. If you aren't 21, have no fear because Square Cat also serves coffee and tea.

Square Cat Vinyl is located in Fountain Square at 1054 Virginia Ave.

4. Karma Records

Karma Records has been a staple in the Indianapolis community since 1970. With past in-store performances by Twenty-One Pilots and Vance Joy, Karma Records has proven that they are here to stay. There are three locations around Indianapolis overall and all three are worth checking out.

Karma Records has three locations: Karma Northwest - 3532 W. 86th St.; Karma West - 3802 N. High School Rd.; Karma East - 21 N. Post Rd.

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