Top Choice Music in Southern Canal Ring


This rambling shop is muso heaven, with a fabulous selection of new and secondhand vinyl and CDs encompassing every imaginable genre, from rockabilly to classical and beyond. It's good value and has listening facili…
Music in Medieval Centre & Red Light District

Red Light Records

Tucked in a courtyard off the street, this shop sits in a former Red Light window. Ring the doorbell to get buzzed in and join the DJs flicking through stacks of spacey Euro-disco, house and funk music. Headphone st…
Music in De Pijp

Record Mania

Fantastically old school, Record Mania stocks vinyl (singles and LPs) and CDs, including rare recordings by artists including Johnny Cash, JJ Kale, Eric Clapton, Def Leppard, the Beatles and the Wailers. The shop, w…
Music in Jordaan & the West

Back Beat Records

Back Beat has been selling jazz, soul and funk music since 1988. Whether you're looking for Sly and the Family Stone vinyl, a Chet Baker box set or a Charles Earland Hammond-organ CD, this little shop has it covered…
Music in Medieval Centre & Red Light District

Rush Hour Records

House and techno are the main genres on offer in this vast space, but funk, jazz, dubstep, electronica and disco fill the bins too. A favourite with DJs and multimedia artists, it's an excellent spot to find out wha…
Music in Jordaan & the West


The disco generation will enjoy this repository of the music of yesteryear. If the names Olivia Newton-John, Engelbert Humperdinck, Paul Young, Celia Cruz, Candy Dulfer, Buddy Holly, Yves Montand, Doris Day or Roy R…
Music in Jordaan & the West

Uke Boutique

This little shop just sells one musical instrument: the ukulele. All of its stock is quality checked and adjusted, ready for play; ask about uke concerts and lessons.
Music in Noord


One of the most recent arrivals at Station Hofplein is the relocation of Dutch experimental/underground electronic-dance-music record label and vinyl shop, Clone. It stocks hard-to-find merchandise (especially T-shi…