Zoom In: New York City’s
Dancehall Record Spots

January 18, 2013 | Aymann Ismail

Over the past few years, LP sales have continued to make a huge comeback to the delight of audiophiles the world over, but there’s at least one genre of music where vinyl records never stopped getting pressed: Dancehall. Vinyl still plays a crucial role in the dissemination of Jamaica’s leading cultural export and in New York City, there are several premium stores catering to reggae lovers with their wide selection of 7 and 12 inch records. Here’s a few of our favorite spots. Click through the gallery for additional visuals. More fiyah! Check back every Friday for a new photo essay.

3976 White Plains Road, The Bronx

170-21 Jamaica Avenue, Queens

1342 Saint Johns Place, Brooklyn

1092 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn

102 Forsyth Street, Manhattan

4045 White Plains Road, Bronx

180-23 Linden Blvd, Queens

132 West Houston Street, Manhattan

462 7th Avenue, Manhattan