empty sleeve

a blog about record shops

Category: Markets & Record Fairs

South Melbourne Market: Balearic Goldmine?

Well, probably not. Dim Sim goldmine, sure.¬† But I did walk out of this textbook music stall with the 12″ dub mix of Womack and Womack’s Life Is Just A Ballgame; the 7″ of¬†Thinking of You by Paul Weller; Tom Tom Club’s The Man With the Four-Way Hips 12″ (already owned but couldn’t leave it […]

Record Paradise

A few years back I held a job in Balaclava and often used to spend my lunch breaks digging around a local goldmine known then as Warren’s Records. I’d first heard about Warren’s from the inimitable Mr Geoffrey Nees who I believe worked there at one time. He told me that it was a good […]

Lost and Found Market

Not strictly a record shop but they sell records, as well as all kinds of knick-knackery. Apparently this stall is run by the guy that used to have Yarraville Records, which is now closed. The selection is mainly rock and pop, but there are several crates of 12s and loads of 7s. You could get […]