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CVC 008: Vinyl Dealers


Miyagi Records (Chicago)

Miyagi Records is a Chicago-based record dealer since 2002. They specialize in the obscure and classic - Soul, Funk, Jazz, Latin, Rock, Blues, World Music, New Wave / Industrial, Hip-Hop, Disco, House in LP, 12inch single, & 45rpm formats. Influenced by the hyper-curated, hidden away vinyl shops of Tokyo, Japan, their goal is to become your 'secret spot.'

South Rhodes Records (Chicago)

South Rhodes Records is your home for all Hip-Hop, Jazz, and R&B music on vinyl. Well, not quite all. We recognize that there is more music being produced now than ever. And we can't possibly stock everything, nor do we seek to. With a focus on quality over quantity, we offer the classics everyone knows and loves along with other vinyl essentials for everyone's collection. In addition to new and reissued vinyl we also specialize in sourcing hard-to-find original pressings.


A1 Records & CDs (Indianapolis)

Longtime Midwest record dealer specializing in new/used Hip-Hop & R&B vinyl that curates crates specifically for each record show from their inventory of over 25,000 records. Everything from original out-of-print 12’’s and LP’s to recent import 7’’ singles.

Aadam Jacobs (Chicago)

Aadam has been selling records for decades, and now he brings his knowledge and inventory to CVC. With a focus on Rock music, you’ll also find soundtracks, jazz, soul, and hip-hop. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, please ask!

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Beverly Phono Mart (Chicago)

Beverly Phono Mart is a Black & AAPI owned business on the south side of Chicago. They offer new and gently used records at a fair price.

Groove Thang DJs (Chicago)

RS3 and Alvin Ease will be selling their 12" and LPs of house music, hip-hop, R&B, synthpop & many more PLUS their Star Wars and Transformers collectibles."


Jaytoo (Chicago)

A legend in the Chicago Hip-Hop + DJ scene, Jay's deep, vinyl-only sets mirror his deep crates at the Dealer's table.


Mississippi Records (Chicago / Portland)

Mississippi Records is a small label run by Gordon Ashworth and Cyrus Moussavi. The Mississippi Records retail shop is in Portland, Oregon and runs separate from this website. The label is based in Chicago.

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Shady Rest Vintage & Vinyl (Chicago)

Shady Rest Vintage & Vinyl, a woman- and minority- co-owned storefront at 1659 S. Throop, specializes in used records; vintage hi-fi audio components and equipment; cameras and accessories; and art, culture, and design books.The store’s entire inventory is hand-selected and curated by owners Nuntida Sirisombatwattana and Peter Kepha.

Sonorama Discos (Chicago)

Sonorama Discos is a DJ collective made up of Charly Garcia and brothers Eddy and Marlowe Baca, that for over ten years have been sharing their love and passion for vintage Latin sounds in all rhythms and genres. They've held several dj residencies around the city and have contributed to several indie radio shows including an ongoing regular program on Lumpen Radio based out of Bridgeport. In the past six years the collective have run a small independent record label with 10 releases to date featuring contemporary bands both locally and internationally.


Tony K Records (Chicago)

Former record store manager now selling at record shows and various pop-up events. New and used vinyl across all genres - Rock, Jazz, World, Blues, and more!


Tropicalazo (Chicago)

Small, independent online record monger of all things Tropical and beyond for more than 10 years.


Wild Prairie  Vinyl & Vintage (Chicago)

Wild Prairie is a buy/sell/trade resale shop in Humboldt Park ~ we specialize in vinyl records and vintage clothing from the classics to the eclectic! 

CVC 008 SOUTHSIDE: Team Members

CVC 008: DJs / Live Performers


The Groove Thang DJs

The Groove Thang DJs are a DJ collective formed during the pandemic. With over 75 DJs globally, they met via Twitch through the monthly all-vinyl showcase created by DJ RS3.

The Chicago Groove Thang DJs -

RL Breezy, G_VINYL, Zebo, Chuck Righteous, & RS3 will be providing the sounds for May's Chicago Vinyl Connection!

CVC 008 SOUTHSIDE: Team Members
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