Music writer, jazz fan, lover of records and the places that sell them
The WDET host has deep roots and eclectic tastes
high-end or vintage?
Admirer of the obscure
The owners of Paramita Sound are purveyors of ’tangible things’
The DJ is still unboxing his 1,500-piece vinyl collection
A techno legend with a taste for "Honey"
A look at the area's two thriving record presses
Saver of Detroit's soul (records)
Stepping into a record store can be a bit intimidating for the casual consumer or the vinyl virgin. So much music … where to begin? In the spirit of National Record Store Day — an annual celebration of vinyl and its independent purveyors around the world, happening this year on June 20 — we asked owners and staff at nine local shops to share their recommendations for records worth adding to your collection. Happy hunting!