Chicago Record Store Crawl

We go digging at seven of Chicago's finest!


In preparation for Record Store Day 2018, Choon Group founders Matt Pierce and Seth Unger, along with acclaimed director Jack C. Newell behind the camera, undertook a Saturday crawl of seven of their favorite Chicago shops for vinyl. Check out their video escapades and acquaint yourself with some of the city’s grooviest record stores.

Dusty Groove: 1120 N. Ashland, 773-342-5800

606 Records: 1808 S. Allport, 312-585-6106, Hyde Park Records: 1377 E. 53rd St., 773-288-6588,

Audio Archaeology: 1324 W. Devon, 773-856-3472,

Laurie’s Planet of Sound: 4639 N. Lincoln, 773-271-3569,

Shuga Records: 1272 N. Milwaukee, 773-278-4085,

Reckless Records: 1379 N. Milwaukee, 773-235-3727, (Also 3126 N. Broadway, 773-404-5080 & 26 E. Madison, 312-795-0878)

We recommend checking out the Chicago Reader’s comprehensive guide to RSD events at shops all over the area.