Located at 236 Gertrude St. Fitzroy, Northside Records has been satisfying Melbourne’s taste for soul and funk (especially vinyl) since 2002. The store has a vast variety of musical styles probably best described as ‘black music’. From hip hop to soul and reggae through to funk, Northside has all sides covered. Rare and new release 45’s, dubstep, dancehall, disco — you name it… New stock from around the world every week.
Specialising in vinyl (but not only) and catering to the DJ and music enthusiast alike – Northside endeavours to provide the freshest newest releases before they come out. Our label friends worldwide are constantly helping to bring the freshest independent soul, funk & hip hop to your doorstep, with regular shipments fron Daptone, Truth & Soul, Tramp, Timmion, Freestyle, Wax Poetics and more. If you want it first – find it at Northside.
Our second-hand selection is vast and constantly being updated. Original Jazz LPs, Funk LPs, Classic Soul LPs, Library and Production records. Rare & collectable 45’s, Disco 12’s, Electro, Hip Hop and much more. The store offers listening facilities for those who like to try before they buy, so come on in and check some of the fine second-hand pieces in stock. Also see the RARE & HARD TO FIND pages on this site for regular updates of top-shelf items and to avoid disappointment.