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CVC 012: 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!


Black Diamond Records (Chicago / Hawaii)

Black Diamond Records is an ex-Chicagoan, turned Hawaiian vinyl dealer. He only comes into town every so often and we're lucky to have him at this month's CVC! Expect vintage wax in all genres from collectibles to classics.


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.

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DJ RS3 (Chicago)

RS3, the founder of Groove Thangs DJs (this month's DJ lineup), will be selling 12inch singles and LPs of house music, hip-hop, R&B, synthpop & other 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.


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.

CVC 012 SOUTHSIDE: Team Members

CVC 012: DJs / Live Performers


Chuck Righteous

Chuck Righteous a.k.a. Charlie Fresco began his vinyl obsession by diving into the world of Disco and Funky House. That never-ending journey later took him to Jackin’ and Latin House while also trying to acquire the Chicago Classics he grew up listening to. Expect to hear all these elements in his soul driven, upbeat set.


Jillian X

Jillian X is an independent curator, graphic designer and DJ based out of Chicago, whose interests explore the intersections of art and music. She is co-founder of Stylin’ Out Network, a talent collective and curator of the arts and the underground that supports emerging DJ’s, artists, dancers, and other creatives throughout the city.


Madeks J

Madeks J is a veteran DJ from the Southside of Chicago, who gained notoriety in the mid 2000s producing local Underground House mixes under the names J5Soul and DJ Heart N Soul. A member of 45 Bandits and Groove Thang collective, Madeks J can be seen on Twitch hosting The Vinyl Hour & Soul Session Cafe, and can be heard on Friday Night Boogie on Souljack Digital radio.



DJ REL has been mixing records together since the early 2000’s. He also maintains a healthy habit of collecting vinyl records, especially Disco, Soul, Funk, Synthpop, Hip-Hop, and House Music




CVC 012 SOUTHSIDE: Team Members
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