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A new book travels around the world in 80 record stores

The book has been compiled by Mixmag Techno Editor Marcus Barnes

  • Molly Gardner
  • 20 November 2018

Marcus Barnes, freelance journalist and Mixmag's Techno Editor, has explored the best places on the planet to buy vinyl in his new book, Around The World In 80 Record Stores.

It's a unique look into where music lovers go to feed their vinyl addictions and if you’re looking to get lost in the racks of some of the world’s biggest record stores, or are simply on the hunt for some lost classics, this new release is an essential travel companion.

Showcasing the best places to buy house, indie, jazz, rock, hip hop, afrobeat and everything in between, the book also explores the deep history of these vinyl emporiums, as well as detailing why each store is so important to the area its located in and the scenes and customers they serves.

So even if you can’t make the journey to all of these hidden gems, Around the World In 80 Record Stores is still the perfect way to feed your record obsession.

To celebrate the book's release, here are some images from the iconic store that Barnes has visited. Cop the tome here.

Record stores below: Clone, Rotterdam; Dig, Moscow; Jazzhole, Nigeria; Phonica, London; Rockers International, Kingston; Public Possession, Munich; Zudrangma, Thailand; Amoeba, Los Angeles

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