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Explore Palm Springs Vinyl Record Stores

Winzer Records

Shopping for vintage vinyl records is like embarking on a treasure hunt through musical history. Each record tells a story, not just through the music etched into its grooves but also through the artwork on its cover and the memories it holds for those who once owned it. The experience of browsing through crates in search of that elusive gem is a nostalgic journey back to a time when vinyl reigned supreme as the primary medium for music lovers.

Vinyl records first gained popularity in the 1950s and peaked in the 1970s and 1980s. This era was known as the “Golden Age of Vinyl,” where record stores lined the streets, and top artists released their music in this iconic format. People would flock to record stores to purchase the latest albums and singles, often spending hours flipping through stacks of records in search of their favorite artists.

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Why Vinyl Records?

The appeal of vinyl records lies in the warm, rich sound quality they provide and in the physicality of owning a tangible piece of music. The large album artwork, the crackle of the needle hitting the groove, and the act of carefully placing the record on the turntable all contribute to the ritualistic experience of listening to vinyl.

Today, shopping for vintage vinyl records has become a popular pastime for music enthusiasts of all ages. In Palm Springs, find a wide selection of vintage vinyl, ranging from rare collectibles to classic favorites. Collectors seek out original pressings, limited editions, and special releases, adding to their curated collections with each new discovery.

Explore these local vintage vinyl record stores.

 Gré Records and Coffee

 Gré Records is a women-owned business started in 2016 by best friends Kelly and Jamie, who loved spinning records and hanging out at the local coffee shop. They brought that vibe to Palm Springs and have one of the city’s most extensive collections of vintage records.

As you enter this eclectic shop, browse rows of vintage vinyl records. The cozy atmosphere invites you to browse a carefully curated selection of classic albums, rare finds, and hidden gems. Whether you’re a seasoned collector or a casual listener, Gré Records and Coffee offers a unique shopping experience where you can sip a delicious cup of coffee while flipping through records and uncovering musical treasures.

278 N Palm Canyon, Ste C


Palm Springs Vinyl Records & Collectables

Palm Springs Vinyl Records & Collectables is a mecca for music enthusiasts seeking a trip down memory lane in the heart of Palm Springs. This iconic store boasts a vast collection of vinyl records spanning various genres and eras, making it a treasure trove for collectors and casual listeners. From rare finds to timeless classics, every visit promises a new discovery waiting to be unearthed. The welcoming atmosphere and knowledgeable staff add to the overall experience, creating a sense of nostalgia and excitement for all who walk through its doors.

In addition to records, browse their collection of vintage movie posters, original music, and movie memorabilia.

220 N Palm Canyon Dr.

Palm Springs Vinyl Records

Winzer Records

This store is named after owners Chris and Joerg Winzer. Joerg was living in Germany, and when he came to the U.S., he shipped over 100 boxes of records. He has always been fascinated by music. Initially only a fan and collector, he ran a mail-order service in Germany in the 1990s, selling indie pop and space rock to obscure labels. The releases were often limited to 500-1000 copies. Joerg is also a DJ, and his main focus is on jangly guitar pop and new wave/post-punk, but he also integrates house, jazz, soul, shoegaze, and other styles into his set.

Winzer is a hidden gem in the vibrant downtown La Plaza, offering a unique vinyl shopping experience for music enthusiasts. This boutique record store prides itself on its carefully curated selection of vintage albums, rare releases, and collector’s items, making it a must-visit destination for avid vinyl collectors and casual shoppers. The cozy yet stylish interior of Winzer Records exudes a retro charm that perfectly complements the timeless allure of vinyl records.

18 La Plaza

Winzer Records

Music Heals

Music Heals in Palm Springs is not just a record store but a non-profit supporting music education for the whole spectrum. The name “Music Heals” embodies the store’s belief in making music programs designed for special needs classes in school districts. They also have camp programs ranging from campfire sing-a-longs to music workshops. Their programs involve putting an instrument into children’s hands and teaching them how to experience the joy of creating music.

Music Heals helps raise money for these music programs. In addition to vintage vinyl records, they have cute nicknacks, t-shirts, jewelry, musical instruments, and other gifts.

280 N Palm Canyon

Music Heals

Sunny Dunes Antique Mall

Sunny Dunes Antique Mall is Palm Springs’s largest vintage mall. Walking in feels like stepping into a treasure trove of history and nostalgia. Each space is uniquely curated, showcasing a variety of items from different eras and styles.  As you walk through the maze of aisles, you can’t help but marvel at the items of days gone by. The air is filled with the scent of old books, polished wood, and aged leather, creating an experience that transports you to a bygone era.

Vinyl record enthusiasts can enjoy a unique shopping experience amidst a treasure trove of vintage finds. The mall generally has vinyl records spanning various genres, eras, and artists, making it a paradise for collectors and music lovers.

507 E Sunny Dunes Road

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