Melbourne has over 30 record stores spread over the city for crate-digging enthusiasts. Here are our picks for clubby releases
Caters for hip-hop, funk, soul and jazz specialists, also stocking dubstep, drum and bass, detroit house, dancehall/reggae 45s, pop, rock and indie music. They also stock second-hand records. Melbourne.
Specialises in bass music and current underground dance hits, as well as more experimental music. Gutterhype is run by DJ Rob Spinfx and his DJ crew, who are also available for DJ sets and lessons on request. Collingwood.
Since 2002 Chris Gill has been peddling vinyl to DJs and music fans, from hip hop to soul and reggae through to funk, dubstep, dancehall and disco. He also stocks Thorens 158 turntables, adapters and headphones. Get on their mailing list for weekly updates on the latest additions and what gigs they recommend you see. Fitzroy.