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Backtracks - Edinburgh
Stock most genres of music, second hand records, CDs, cassettes, retro games and DVDs. Backtracks do not usually sell unsigned demos but if there is something they really like, they will stock it. Enquire in store regarding help with promoting an event through posters, flyers and social media.
Barnstorm Records - Dumfries
CODA Music - Edinburgh
The Concorde Music Shop - Perth
Europa Music - Stirling
Large record shop catering for all tastes on both vinyl and CD. Rack, poster and flyer space available to local bands and artists. Small mail-order service available. Stock Rock, Pop, Metal, Reggae, Grunge, Classical, Prog, Punk, Soul, Funk, Scottish Folk, English and Irish Folk, Jazz-Be-Bop, Modern, Traditional and Soundtracks.
Fopp - Edinburgh
Fopp stock music, films & books. Do not currently stock unsigned bands. See Facebook page for further details on future initiatives and in-store events. Fopp Records also has branches in Bristol, Cambridge, Glasgow, London, Manchester, Nottingham and Oxford.
Fopp - Glasgow
Fopp stock music, films & books. See Facebook page for further details on future initiatives and in-store events. Don’t currently stock music from unsigned artists, but poster and flyer space is available in-store for local events. Fopp Records have branches in Bristol, Cambridge, Edinburgh, London, Manchester, Nottingham and Oxford. Also has a branch on Byres Street in Glasgow.
Groucho's - Dundee
HMV do not generally stock unsigned material. However if the material is strong enough and already has significant local demand, certain flagship stores may stock material on an individual basis. Please note that HMV will not stock unsigned music on a national level. For this to happen acts must have the necessary distribution support in place. See website for future initiatives, in-store events and individual store contact details.
Hog's Head Music - Edinburgh
Love Music - Glasgow
Specialise in Rock music of all kinds, with a positive bias toward Scottish acts. Have sections for Metal, Punk, Americana, Country Rock, Soul, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Jazz, Blues, Electronica, Dance, Soundtracks, World music, plus re-issues, audio books and comedy. Love Music is a big supporter of local music, and will stock unsigned material and display posters and flyers for local events in-store. Ask a member of staff in-store for details.
Mixed Up Records - Glasgow
Mixed Up Records trades in second hand music on most formats including CD, vinyl, DVDs, as well as music books. Stock thousands of titles covering many genres such as Rock, Pop, Dance, Soul, Jazz, Folk and Classical. Willing to stock unsigned musicians and display posters and flyers for relevant events.
Monorail Music - Glasgow
Independent record shop specialising in vinyl, as well as stocking CDs, DVDs, cassettes and fanzines. Range of 60s, Electronic, Jazz, Soul, Funk and World music genres. Monorail have a section within the store dedicated to unsigned artists, with CD player/turntable for in-store listening.
NHC Music - Glasgow
Stock music, books, DVDs and merchandise. Also specialise in promotion and distribution of unsigned and independent artists’ music, merchandise and gig tickets. Organise regular in-store gigs, as well as across other venues in the area.
Oxfam Music Shop - Edinburgh
Record Fayre - Glasgow
Rub A Dub Records - Glasgow
Specialise in Dance and Electronic music. Can supply DJ and production equipment, and are happy to offer related advice. Limited rack space for unsigned material. Also operates as an instrument store focusing on Electronic music
Underground Solushn - Edinburgh
Specialist music suppliers, mainly on vinyl format but also supply CDs, DVDs and cassettes. Stock most genres. Also supply DJ and production equipment, Hi-Fis and accessories, as well as selling tickets. Space in-store for unsigned material.
Union Vinyl - Inverness
Passionate stockists of new and second hand vinyl across most genres. Willing to support local emerging acts through stocking their releases, hosting in-store sessions and displaying posters and flyers for events.
Unknown Pleasures - Edinburgh
Vinyl Villains - Edinburgh
Old-school record shop established in 1983. Specialise in Rock, but also cover all genres of music including Jazz, Blues, Soul, Folk, Country, Soundtracks, Reggae, and Hip-Hop. Vinyl Villains will sometimes stock unsigned material on a sale-or-return basis, enquire in-store.
Voxbox Music - Edinburgh
Specialise in classic collectable records, mainly Rock, Blues, Punk, Reggae, Jazz and Indie but including Folk and Classical. Also stock new vinyl, Alternative Rock music and Scottish bands and labels. Rack space available to local bands and artists. Prefer vinyl but have an open shelf policy to local bands, with a dedicated section for local CDs and cassettes. Poster and flyer space also available. Mail order service available at the Discogs link above. Also host a weekly radio show on student/community station FreshAir Radio and are always looking for quality new and local music to play. Also set up a spin-off record label in 2014 for local acts that are already making recordings and want to improve their exposure. Contact for more details.