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Generation Records

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Great selection, Reasonable Prices

Visited here first week of December. Two floors of vinyl. Staff was very helpful and friendly and I... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
via mobile
Any vinyl is here

A tiny shop in the village but packed full of Vintage vinyl of all varieties. Anything you want... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2017
Birmingham, Alabama
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10 Dec 2017
“Great selection, Reasonable Prices”
11 Apr 2017
“Great Size, Average Selection”
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210 Thompson St, New York City, NY 10012-4841
Greenwich Village
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Visited here first week of December. Two floors of vinyl. Staff was very helpful and friendly and I came away with some goodies. Wish I would have had the time to stay longer. I recommend a stop here if vinyl is on your must-have list.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you're a hunter you should come here. Don't expect all the staff to respect you the same. Some care, some out right do not. Maybe it's a hipster thing and liking people isn't cool, I don't know. They do have quite a bit of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank mikel68
Reviewed 10 January 2017

A tiny shop in the village but packed full of Vintage vinyl of all varieties. Anything you want, you'll find it here. Seems to have a reasonable prices. In the village and look for the Vintage clothing store if your man is looking for vinyl...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Happened upon this store and picked up some promo CDs for .50 cents that are worth $20! It needs a bit more organization but overall a good place to scour for collectibles.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 2 July 2016

It definitely has a target audience in mind but also has other genre's covered. I appreciated it's rare poster selection. I was surprised at the selection of t-shirts. If you are in the market for a black punk or metal t-shirt, this is your stop.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Karen D
Reviewed 4 April 2016

After taking cab back to hotel in Times Square after shopping there, my son checked his CD cases & they were empty. The guys working there didn't so much as say hello, for sure did not make sure we knew cases were empty. My son...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank Djbrodylee
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

I recently bought my daughter (16) a record player and of course she wanted all the new releases of her favorite artistes (Ed Sheehan, 1d, 1975, Lana del Rey) so I went in search of these originally... generation records was not the place for that...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank BrandNewMachine
Reviewed 11 December 2011

I looked online to see if there was a good vinyl shop in NY and came across this joint.The first review I read said good selection of Punk Records.When I walked in Within 5 minutes I found a really good Alien Sex Fiend album.My girlfriend...More

2  Thank Washburn1969
Reviewed 25 August 2011

I went to this shop a couple of days ago looking for some T-shirts. Great for death metal heads etc for the T-shirts, but not much else. Very disappointed. If you get lost trying to find it, look for Washington Park - Thompson Street is...More

Date of experience: August 2011
1  Thank CreativeWon
Reviewed 10 April 2008

When my cousin NEEDED to go here to get some cds, I didn't understand why she didn't just go to Amazon.com. Don't they have everything? As soon as you start looking through the racks you realize how amazing this place is. There's stuff there you...More

4  Thank nancyhedy
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get a feel for this diverse and energetic
neighbourhood. You’ll find NYU students, street
performers, skateboarders, kids frolicking in the
fountain, and locals relaxing and playing chess.
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