Love browsing for classic albums or recent indie releases? Find an array of record collections at these cool vinyl stores in Hong Kong
As the most timeless form of music, there’s nothing better than spending hours going through the bins at a record shop. Often featuring a diverse selection of underground bands, such as Alvvays, Beach Fossils and Föllakzoid, these vinyl stores in Hong Kong are guaranteed to be full of great surprises. So, follow our guide and find out where to spend all your money at.
Our favourite vinyl stores in Hong Kong
Zoo Records is a much beloved record store located in the heart of Mong Kok. Selling a fascinating array of vinyls from indie rock to psychedelic and shoegaze, such as bands like DIIV, The Flaming Lips, Slowdive, lovers of alternative music won’t be disappointed.
Zoo Records, Shop 325, 3/F President Commercial Centre, 608 Nathan Road, Mong Kok, Hong Kong, p. 2309 2911, 旺角608號彌敦道總統商業大廈3樓
White Noise Records
Having been around since 2004, White Noise Records is one of most spacious vinyl stores in the city. It features a wide selection of vinyls, including indie, post-rock, hip hop, electronic, English dream-pop and more. One thing we love most about White Noise Records is that we can always discover new Japanese alternative music over there and they often organise different cool gigs in Hong Kong as well!
White Noise Records, 1/F, 720 Shanghai Street, Prince Edward, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 九龍太子上海街720號1樓
The Beat Records
Situated near the Ladies Market in Mong Kok, The Beat Records covers a great range of new and used international classics, from jazz to avant-garde, as well as local releases on both vinyls and CDs.
The Beat Records, G/F, 53 Tung Choi Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, p. 2780 0956, 旺角通菜街53號
Vintage Vinyl HK
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Even though it’s not technically a vinyl store, but Vintage Vinyl HK hosts a monthly vinyl record sale at Culture Club Gallery where different sellers and collectors to exchange, sell and buy vinyls. It’s a great event for vinyl lovers of all-ages to explore the local vinyl scene and meet new friends.
Read our interview with Nick Langford from Vintage Vinyl HK here
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Old Sound Collection
Sino Centre is one of the must-go places to discover different comic book stores and vinyl stores in Hong Kong. Located on the 13/F, Old Sound Collection has a great collection of used vinyls released in the 80s, including both English and Cantonese. You can also find a number of old magazines and comics in the store.
Learn more about Sino Centre here
Old Sound Collection, Shop 1305 B, 13/F Sino Centre, 582-592 Nathan Road, Mong Kok, Hong Kong, p. 2359 9826, 旺角彌敦道582-592號信和中心113樓305B室
HMV Flagship Store (now closed)
HMV Flagship Stores is one of the most convenient places to get vinyls in Hong Kong. Whether you’re into pop music or alternative rock, you will find different releases from all the latest hit bands. There is also a nice seating area in the jazz room where you can browse through all the jazz albums.
HMV Flagship Store, 2/F-4/F, Pearl City, 22-36 Paterson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, 銅鑼灣百德新街22-36號名珠城2-4樓