Having been around from 1995 to 2007, Best Sound Records took an extended break before relaunching above fellow record shop Flash Disc Ranch in its native Shimokitazawa. With a decor that would look more fitting at a fancy café than a serious vinyl dealer, the store might not inspire confidence at first sight. Don't let that scare you away, though: they stock more than 3,000 records, predominantly rock, folk and jazz, mainly imported from California. Make sure to check out the ¥1,000 section, which is great for finding classic rock recordings.


2-12-16 Kitazawa, Setagaya-ku

Transport Shimokitazawa Station (Keio Inokashira, Odakyu lines)

Telephone 03 6667 4760

Open 12noon-8pm / closed Wed


Please note: All information is correct at the time of writing but is subject to change without notice.

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